The 2023 Legislature is considering a host of environmental bills, from saving water to protecting species to easing pollution from gas-powered cars.
Taylor R. Avery
Taylor R. Avery covers the Nevada Legislature, state government and politics. A proud alum of the Silver State's oldest student newspaper, the Nevada Sagebrush, Taylor previously interned with the Nevada Independent, the Los Angeles Times, the Reno Gazette-Journal, USA TODAY and the Chicago Sun-Times. Born and raised in Elko, she earned degrees in journalism and political science at the University of Nevada, Reno before completing a master's degree in Public Affairs Reporting at the University of Illinois Springfield.
Gov. Joe Lombardo doubled down on campaign promises to fund school choice and make changes to Nevada’s election law this week.
A Las Vegas lawmaker introduced a bill that would change current law to specify that a person who has been convicted of a felony can be charged separately for each firearm they have.
North Las Vegas’ City Council could get two new seats under legislation that will heard by lawmakers Monday afternoon.
A Reno-based geothermal company is threatening to sue the Biden administration over its decision to designate a rare toad as an endangered species last year.
Small amounts of fungi that produces magic mushrooms may soon be decriminalized under a bill heard by lawmakers Thursday.
People on both sides of the abortion debate spoke for and against a resolution that would enshrine abortion rights into the Nevada Constitution.
Lawmakers called on the CCCSD police to alter its use of force procedures following an altercation between a student and police officer last month.
The Department of Corrections may soon be required to develop standards for the supervision and care of transgender inmates under a bill heard by lawmakers Tuesday.
Homeless youth may soon be able to use a student ID to obtain a state identification card under a bill heard by lawmakers Monday.
Counties and cities could be on the hook for paying the state back for unused voting machines under a bill considered by lawmakers Thursday.
Sen. Fabian Doñate vowed Tuesday to introduce legislation that would expand Medicaid coverage to all people in Nevada, regardless of their citizenship status.
Lawmakers in the Assembly will soon be asked to consider a bill that would make Juneteenth a state holiday after a committee approved the legislation Wednesday morning.
A sponsor of a Nevada Senate bill that would require coverage says these treatments can have a profound effect on mental health and quality of life.
Homeowners could see yearly property tax increases set at 3 percent under a bill considered by lawmakers Tuesday.