Tuesday was a bad day to be an incumbent.
Gov. Brian Sandoval opposed the bill to raise the minimum wage in Nevada to $12 per hour; when it arrived on his desk, he promptly vetoed it.
Author’s note: This blog has been updated with a comment from Gov. Brian Sandoval’s office.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has turned out to be a jealous guard of executive authority, as a pair of vetoes from the 2017 session show.
Nevada lawmakers introduced 1,143 bills and resolutions during the 2017 legislative session. Many of them died, victims of deadlines or neglect in the final days.
CARSON CITY – The Nevada Legislature, as it always does, ended its 120-day session Tuesday with a bang and a whimper.
CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval said today that closing the state budgets without funding for the controversial Education Savings Account program was a “worthwhile compromise,” although he expressed disappointment that the program didn’t win more Democratic support.
CARSON CITY – I’ve always thought term limits were a stupid idea.
CARSON CITY – Everyone’s heard the stories of people wrongfully imprisoned after being coerced into a false confession, spending years or even decades behind bars.
CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval this evening vetoed a bill that sought to make some information about public-employee retirees secret, ostensibly to thwart identity theft.