A bill that would exempt school and university construction projects from Nevada’s prevailing wage law passed the Assembly on Thursday on a narrow 23-19 vote.
A woman who was raped on the UNR campus in 2007 told her story to Nevada legislators for a third time Thursday in support of a bill that would allow concealed weapons permit holders to carry their weapons on college campuses.
A Las Vegas couple asked the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Wednesday to approve a bill that would allow them to carry their loaded weapons and still serve as foster parents.
Nevada’s governor says more money is needed for education and other proposed revenue sources are too limited or too complex to tackle this year.
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State Sen. Debbie Smith, who missed the first month of the Nevada Legislature while undergoing treatment for a brain tumor, said Wednesday she plans to return to the state Senate in April.
A proposal to change Nevada’s overtime law was touted Wednesday by employers as a way to give businesses and workers more flexibility, but critics said it would subject employees to long hours without adequate compensation and jeopardize workplace safety.
A controversial bill that would extend a bond rollover program to address pressing Nevada school construction needs rose from the dead Tuesday in an Assembly committee but not without rancor among Republicans.
Republican Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson earned praise and pledges of bipartisan cooperation Monday for his bill that would tighten Nevada’s employment discrimination laws and provide remedies to promote equal pay for equal work.
Senate Minority Leader Aaron Ford delivered some encouraging news to university and college students visiting the Legislature Monday: He will soon introduce a bill that would establish a new state-run program to refinance their student loans to reduce their payments.
An Assembly bill seeking to change the public employees retirement system in Nevada for future hires by switching to a mostly defined-contribution plan generated a lengthy debate Tuesday with government employee groups opposed and some business groups supportive.
Use of electronic cigarettes and liquid nicotine would be regulated the same as tobacco under a bill introduced in the Nevada Senate on Monday.
Senate Republican leaders announced they will introduce a stand-alone, emergency bill authorizing school districts to roll over bonding authority for school construction projects unless the Assembly passes a comprehensive measure that includes prevailing wage exemptions by the end of the week.
Assemblyman Richard Carrillo was back at work in the Nevada Legislature on Monday following his arrest last week on alleged drunken driving and a weapons charge.