Nevada and Arizona lawmakers laid more groundwork last week for a new highway to link their states to points north and south.
Twelve children died from abuse or neglect in Nevada over the last two years, according to a recent legislative auditor’s review. Another nine abused children almost succumbed to their injuries during the same time period.
Successful election campaigns and positions of leadership have marked U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s career.
Las Vegas police don’t plan to prosecute any Nevada lawmakers in connection with an alleged extortion plot aimed at Nevada Republican Assemblyman Chris Edwards.
Civil libertarians raised new concerns Friday over a bill sought by the Nevada Department of Corrections to make all agency records confidential following this week’s revelations that an inmate was shot and killed by a state prison guard four months ago.
The documented ill health effects from inhaling secondhand smoke were squared off against individual rights at a hearing Thursday on a bill that would ban smoking in cars while children are present.
Assemblyman Randy Kirner told two hearing rooms filled with public union members on Wednesday that his bill to make several changes to the state’s collective bargaining law to benefit local governments and taxpayers does not constitute “union Armageddon” as has been characterized by some labor officials.
Private entity groups would be allowed to place pooled wagers at Nevada sports books under a bill making a comeback in the Nevada Senate. Recently introduced Senate Bill 443 would allow a business entity to register with state gambling regulators and place big bets on football, basketball, boxing and other sports.
A Republican state lawmaker’s move to raise Nevada’s base wage appears popular, though progressives want more.
Nevada Assemblyman Pat Hickey is making another effort this session to establish a cooling-off period for state lawmakers who want to become contract lobbyists at the Legislature.
Only 17 percent of voters in Nevada Assembly Speaker John Hambrick’s Las Vegas district approve of an effort to recall the Republican, according to a poll released Monday.
The Nevada Senate on Monday passed legislation prohibiting domestic violence abusers from possessing guns and making it easier for gun owners in other states to carry a concealed weapon in Nevada.
A bill that would enable ride-hailing apps like Uber to operate legally in the state was introduced Monday in the state Senate.
Federal agencies would be prohibited from enforcing state laws on state lands without permission from the county sheriff under a bill heard Monday by the Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Nevada Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson warned lawmakers to prepare for more late nights this week as the Senate continues its dive into the details of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s business license fee proposal.