CARSON CITY — The Legislature passed a $781 million tax increase and delivered it to Gov. Jim Gibbons on Friday, barely meeting a 5 p.m. deadline and setting the stage for Gibbons’ expected veto.
CARSON CITY — A bill that might help 17,700 Nevadans keep from losing their homes to foreclosure won final approval Friday in the Senate and now only needs Gov. Jim Gibbons’ signature to become law.
CARSON CITY — A day after a bill authorizing the state’s water engineer to impose higher fees was vetoed by Gov. Jim Gibbons, Nevada lawmakers overrode him and enacted the measure.
CARSON CITY — As promised, Gov. Jim Gibbons on Thursday vetoed a measure that would authorize the Washoe County Commission to enact a voter-approved gasoline tax increase to raise money to finance transportation projects.
CARSON CITY — With today’s deadline looming, Nevada lawmakers continued voting on bills that would otherwise die because of an end-of-the-week deadline for action on the measures.
CARSON CITY — Nevada lawmakers, facing a June 1 adjournment, rushed Thursday to complete work on “green energy” legislation which has become one of the major initiatives of the 2009 session.
CARSON CITY — Republican and Democratic negotiators have reached a tentative agreement on reforms to the financially strapped Public Employees Retirement System, according to Assembly Majority Leader John Oceguera.
CARSON CITY — After a bizarre and frantic day that began with a 3 a.m. session of the state Senate, legislators were seeing the light at the end of the tunnel Thursday night.
CARSON CITY — Sen. Warren Hardy can vote on bills involving public employee pension reforms and other bills of statewide importance because of a unanimous Supreme Court decision late Thursday, a legislative lawyer said.
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