CARSON CITY — Legislative leaders emerged from a late-night closed-door meeting Tuesday with a tentative agreement to increase sales taxes by 0.35 percent, boost the top payroll tax rate to 1.17 percent, raise motor vehicle registration taxes and double business license fees.
CARSON CITY — A state Assembly panel voted Tuesday for a bill requiring owners of off-road vehicles to register with the state Department of Motor Vehicles.
CARSON CITY — State senators sent a bill that would allow domestic partnerships for gay and opposite-sex couples to Gov. Jim Gibbons on Tuesday.
CARSON CITY — A bill introduced in the state Senate on Tuesday morning would require newly hired police officers and firefighters to be on the job five years longer, and other new public employees two years longer, before receiving full retirement benefits.
CARSON CITY — A measure adding $5 to the cost of Nevada marriage licenses and official copies of marriage certificates, to help fund programs aimed at stopping domestic violence, was signed into law Monday by Gov. Jim Gibbons.
CARSON CITY — Pimps who lure children into prostitution would lose their personal assets and be fined as much as $500,000 under a bill that won unanimous approval Monday in the Senate.
Clark County commissioners approved a $1.3 billion general fund budget Monday, hours before the state Legislature passed a bill to take more than $120 million in county money over two years.
CARSON CITY — The Legislature on Monday began moving forward on parts of a plan to fund the state budget, passing a tax hike on businesses and a money grab from Clark and Washoe counties through the state Assembly.
CARSON CITY — Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford, D-Las Vegas, said Monday that the governor should tell lawmakers he’ll take the same pay cut that state workers face.