Assemblywoman Michelle Gorelow accepted a job with Arc of Nevada a month after the Nevada Legislature voted to fund the nonprofit for the first time.
The City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to ratify the appointments of Sabra Smith Newby and Steve Ford as deputy city managers.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that she was hired by a nonprofit a month after lawmakers voted to appropriate $250,000 to it.
Assemblywoman Michelle Gorelow was hired as the executive director of Arc of Nevada, an advocacy group for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Lawmakers made strides this past legislative session to address gaps in the state’s mental health services, and advocates said medication reform was the biggest win.
Some public charter schools in the Las Vegas Valley are using additional state money to increase pay for their employees by as much as 20 percent.
An amended law clears the way for a local casino operator to develop a parcel that otherwise would sit too close to an elementary school.
A bill signing ceremony was held Thursday at Ronnow Elementary School in Las Vegas for Senate Bill 189, known as the “Keeping Kids in School Act.”
Analyst Jeremy Aguero said he did “exactly what I was supposed to do” in his work while at the Nevada Legislature.
The Nevada Legislature approved $7 million for public charter school transportation, and Gov. Joe Lombardo’s office will start taking applications Friday.
Democrats controlling both chambers of the Nevada Legislature went into this year’s session with lofty environmental goals, but some bills died without a vote.
Nevada lawmakers want to encourage the adoption of zero emission vehicles in the private and public sectors, having passed two bills this year in support of that goal.
Gov. Joe Lombardo and lawmakers in the Democratic-controlled Legislature passed hundreds of bills this year, though Lombardo set a record for the number of vetoes in one session.