Nevada counties would no longer have to publish annual tax rolls in local newspapers but instead could post the information on the Internet under a measure passed Thursday by a Senate committee.
An economic development bill making its way through the Legislature that is aimed at expanding natural gas coverage to unserved areas of Nevada has the potential to cost all customers of a utility and not just those receiving the benefit.
Employers would have to provide paid sick leave for workers under a bill introduced Thursday in the Nevada Senate.
Backers of a measure to hike Nevada’s minimum wage to $15 an hour said Wednesday the move would elevate workers out of poverty and reduce demands for public assistance, while critics countered it would shrink the availability of entry-level jobs and harm the economy.
Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., talked about the importance of constructing Interstate 11 and promoting Nevada’s commercial drone testing efforts in remarks Wednesday to the Legislature.
A bill seeking to change the public employees retirement system for future hires by switching to a mostly defined-contribution plan was passed out of a Nevada Assembly committee on Wednesday on a split vote with no recommendation.
A bill seeking to change Nevada’s public employees retirement system for future hires by switching to a mostly defined-contribution plan has a hefty price tag in the neighborhood of $800 million a year, according to a fiscal note submitted for the measure.
The state Department of Motor Vehicles is facing a perfect storm of new responsibilities and program changes that is generating a huge jump in customers and growing wait times at its offices, lawmakers were told Tuesday.
Opponents of a bill to possibly raise the speed limit on rural stretches of Nevada highways to 85 mph urged state lawmakers to put the brakes on the proposal for public safety.
A bill seeking to define independent contractors in Nevada ran into stiff opposition in a Senate committee hearing Monday with critics arguing it would prevent some minimum wage workers from recouping unpaid wages and help employers avoid taxes.
Democratic leaders in the Nevada Legislature announced their plans and priorities for the 2015 session Monday, claiming Republicans are pushing an agenda for special interests over the middle class.
A state lawmaker said Monday that equipping police officers with body cameras could resolve disputes over allegations of unreasonable force before they morph into civil unrest as happened with a police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, last year.
Assemblyman Chris Edwards says his constituents are tired of springing forward and falling back every year. He wants Congress to let Nevada spring forward once more and leave it at that, keeping Nevada on daylight saving time in perpetuity.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has set an ambitious agenda for tax and school reform, but it remains to be seen if enough of the Legislature will go along.
A Las Vegas woman whose 86-year-old father is facing a terminal illness testified in favor Friday of a “Right to Try” bill the Nevada Legislature is considering that would make it easier for him to obtain a medication that could help prolong his life.