CARSON CITY — Senate Majority Leader Mo Denis’ bill seeking to give parents a “fundamental right” to make choices about the upbringing of their children ran into some tough questioning Friday in the Assembly.
Las Vegas police and the Republican leader of the Senate gave their support Friday to a bill that would allow domestic violence victims to break rental leases, even if they have not filed a police report against their abusers.
Senate Majority Leader Mo Denis defended his party’s bill Thursday to levy an 8 percent tax movie tickets at the same time another Democratic bill would give $35 million in tax breaks to companies that make movies in Nevada.
Extending registration until the Friday before an election would allow more people to avoid an artificial deadline and exercise their right to vote, Secretary of State Ross Miller testified Thursday.
Assembly Republicans held a town hall meeting Wednesday to bring attention to issues ranging from public pensions to prevailing wages that they said have been given short shrift by their Democratic colleagues this session.
Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick introduced her long-awaited Nevada Entertainment and Admissions Tax bill Wednesday that would levy an 8 percent fee on virtually all admissions, including the tickets to your local movie theater.
Two men affected respectively with HIV and hepatitis C joined health advocates Wednesday in backing a bill that could result in needle exchange programs for Nevada drug addicts.
Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Wednesday that he is proposing to direct $8 million in additional money received from a tobacco settlement to state mental health needs.
Actor Nicolas Cage on Tuesday urged Nevada lawmakers to approve tax incentives for making movies in Nevada.
CARSON CITY — All Nevada businesses that offer live entertainment — including brothels, the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the massive Electric Daisy Carnival and Burning Man — would have to pay an 8 percent tax under a bill to be introduced Wednesday.
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