As lawmakers focus on bills to enact the state’s two-year budget, plenty of policy measures — from collective bargaining for state employees to marijuana regulation — await action in Carson City.
Lawmakers approve a resolution opposing the Air Force’s push to expand its bombing range farther into the Desert National Wildlife Refuge north of Las Vegas.
The sponsor of a public-records reform bill says he’s not giving up yet, although the bill has yet to have a vote and the 2019 session ends on June 3.
The Senate voted 13 to 8 Monday to extend the fee, which was supposed to end next year, through June 2022.
SB287 is stalled in Carson City and that’s bad news for Nevada taxpayers, who often are left powerless when they can’t get public records they need.
Senate Democrats introduced a new bill Monday that ties revenue from the tax extension directly to education funding.
Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander wants a showdown vote on Yucca Mountain: Either we go forward with the nuclear repository in Nevada, or we look for funding for storage elsewhere, he says.
Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has released $106 million in funds for recreational and conservation projects in Nevada paid for by the sale of public lands.
Nevada officials, with the help of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, turned away efforts to put money behind efforts to re-start the licensing process for the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository.
Vegetation nourished by wet winter weather now poses an above-normal risk of wildfires in Nevada, state fire authorities told Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday.
Congressional supporters of the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository are expected to try on Tuesday to put money toward getting a license for the facility.
The brief statement said there were “only minor injuries” and “all parties separated on their own.”
The 137-year-old rifle was discovered leaning against a tree in Great Basin National Park in 2014, 300 miles northwest of Las Vegas.