Laws requiring voter IDs and tightening up other election rules have been sweeping the county as more Republican governors and lawmakers win election and as civil rights leaders protest the changes they argue could disenfranchise thousands of voters.
Southern Nevada business and government leaders took a last chance to bend the ears of state lawmakers Friday, joining incoming and outgoing legislators for a final issues forum before the start of the 2015 legislative session
Conservative activist Chuck Muth has formed a Political Action Committee to go after Speaker-designate John Hambrick.
The standoff between the state and Clark County over who gets to license medical marijuana dispensaries may soon be resolved with help from Nevada lawmakers.
Just as the swallows return to Capistrano every spring, the advent of a new session of the Legislature means that the long-simmering debate over access to public records will begin once again in Nevada.
Moving to quash a conservative GOP insurrection, Nevada Assembly Speaker John Hambrick on Saturday harshly rebuked Assemblywoman Michelle Fiore, telling her to stop playing “childish games” and undermining him by insisting she’s still Republican majority leader.
Assemblywoman Michelle Fiore released a defiant open letter to Assembly Speaker John Hambrick on Friday, questioning his authority to remove her as majority leader of the lower house.
Amber Joiner, who formerly worked for the state Department of Health and Human Services as a deputy director, was named Tuesday to fill a vacancy in the state Assembly. The Democrat will represent District 24 in Reno.
Newly released records suggest federal prosecutors had enough evidence to charge U.S. Sen. John Ensign of Nevada with lobbying or campaign finance violations, but backed off because of fear of losing in court and “undue deference to public officials,” according to a watchdog group that sued for access to the documents.
A Nevada lawmaker is proposing legislation to allow stand-alone bars to permit dogs to enter at the discretion of an establishment’s owner. Sen. James Settelmeyer says the bill being drafted for the 2015 Legislature was suggested by a constituent in Virginia City.