Helen Kalla, who most recently worked as Gov. Steve Sisolak’s communications director, will serve in the same role for presidential candidate Kamala Harris’ Nevada campaign.
Colton Lochhead covers pot and politics for the Review-Journal, where he started as an intern covering crime and breaking news in 2012. Raised in Las Vegas, the life-long desert rat graduated from Bonanza High School before earning his journalism degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
The list of accomplishments includes new laws that strengthen domestic violence penalties, create a sexual assault survivors bill of rights and permanent funding for rape kit testing.
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents voted Tuesday to pay the 3 percent raises even though it will cause a $6.4 million budget shortfall.
Gov. Steve Sisolak signed more than a dozen bills into law on Friday, the final day for him to sign legislation passed by the 2019 Legislature.
Nevada’s Board of Examiners Thursday approved a $25 million settlement in a lawsuit that might have cost the state hundreds of millions if it had gone to trial.
Governor Steve Sisolak signed a bill to raise the minimum wage to $12 per hour by 2024, as well as bills aimed at fair pay for women and one to ensure all workers at companies with 50 or more employees get a week’s paid sick leave each year.
Kyle George, a former chief deputy district attorney in Mineral County, was named the first assistant attorney general by AG Aaron Ford on Tuesday.
The Nevada System of Higher Education says it won’t be able to fully fund a 3 percent cost of living adjustment for its workers after an error left its budget $6.4 million short.
Assemblyman Jim Wheeler, R-Minden, resigned as minority leader Tuesday, citing personal reasons.
The first major overhaul of Nevada’s education funding formula in more than five decades is itself getting a re-write in the Assembly Ways & Means Committee on the session’s final day.
The Nevada Legislature passed the first of five budget bills on Sunday, a move that signals the beginning of the end of the 2019 session that’s set to close at midnight Monday.