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At least two other representatives from Nevada government organizations also testified in favor of AB132. Wendy Stolyarov of the Libertarian Party of Nevada was the only voice in opposition of the bill. Stolyarov argued that tougher penalties for those ...
Nevada's community college presidents say the enhanced funding for Career and Technical education classes is vital because of their small size and high cost.
CARSON CITY - A constitutional amendment that would change Nevada law to recognize all marriages, regardless of gender, saw a long list of witnesses testify in support of the measure at a Senate committee hearing on Wednesday.
The Nevada System of Higher education is asking for $90 million and $91 million to be set aside, respectively, in 2018 and 2019, which accounts for 20 percent of the budget.
From left, Sarah Mahler, Janette Dean and Pat Lynch, wore sashes and buttons Wednesday, March 22, 2017, in the state Legislature as the Nevada Senate prepared to give final approval to ratifying the Equal rights Amendment. (Sandra Chereb/Las Vegas ...
Nevada students would be mandated to start school at age 5 and could start as young as 4 in pre-kindergarten programs under a bill introduced in the Assembly ...
Take the Nevada Legislature, where government lawyers have rightly declared nearly every document, email, text and stray piece of scratch paper to be totally confidential, lest democracy implode.
Las Vegas - Nevada is adding people at a pace that should push the statewide population over 3 million by next year, but the growth is less the result of new residents moving in and more due to families staying and having children.
children participate in a physical education class at Kit Carson Elementary school in Las Vegas on Wednesday, March 15, 2017. (Miranda Alam/Las Vegas ...
"A local governmental entity shall not: (a) Impose any tax or fee on the use of a blockchain or smart contract by any person or entity; (b) Require any person or entity to obtain from the local governmental entity any certificate, license or permit to ...
While there is strong opposition to Yucca Mountain among a vast majority of Nevada policy makers, an alternate position was taken by Nye County Commission Chairman Dan Schinhofen, who said a proceeding in front of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ...
The Assembly on Monday voted to ratify the Equal rights Amendment, making Nevada the first state in 40 years to support the addition of the language to the ...
A bill from Sen. Majority Leader Aaron Ford that would refinance certain student loans was met with no opposition Monday during a government Affairs ...
CARSON CITY - Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson introduced a counterpunch Monday in Nevada's partisan debate over undocumented immigrants and sanctuary cities.
Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Hutchison testifies to the Senate government Affairs Committee, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Carson City, about Senate Bill 26, which would forbid government agencies from contracting with companies that boycott Israel.
The commission, made up of eight members equally appointed by the Legislature and the governor, had jurisdiction over both branches of government. But that changed in 2009, when the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that that lawmakers couldn't give up the ...
Segerblom bill would spark earlier recreational marijuana sales in Nevada ... The measure would allow for some sales for the drug while the Nevada Department of taxation crafts permanent business regulations. If passed, the bill would go into effect as ...
Dr. Peter Bach, the director of health policy and outcomes at Memorial Sloan Kettering cancer Center in New York, says the U.S. government could save money and treat everyone in the nation who has hepatitis C if it bought Gilead sciences, rather than ...
Nevada Assemblywoman Shannon Bilbray-Axelrod has resigned from the her job at a consulting firm tied to her role as a registered foreign agent for the ...
"Governor (Brian) Sandoval has made clear the State of Nevada will contest over 200 elements of any license application, which would likely take years to resolve and cost federal government over $1.6 billion," they wrote. "Rather than attempting to ...
Sen. Tick Segerblom, D-Las Vegas, shares a laugh with members of the Senate government Affairs Committee during a meeting to discuss a resolution to replace Columbus Day with indigenous people Day at the Nevada Legislative session on Wednesday, ...
Nevada's Republican governor has detailed to top White House staffers his concerns with a Republican bill to remake federal health care, including some scenarios that would pose major state budget shortfalls that the administration had not yet ...
Sen. Tick Segerblom, D-Las Vegas, presents SB170, which seeks to improve Nevada's Public Records Act, before Senate government Affairs, March 15, 2017. Holly Welborn, policy director and a lobbyist for the ACLU of Nevada sits next to Segerblom.
Those records showed Pence used a personal AOL account for government business, including topics like counterterrorism responses.
Those cases brought to the national spotlight a practice common among public employees: using privately owned email accounts and devices for government business. Nevada law does not prohibit public employees from using personal cellphones or email ...
A series of kerfuffles involving politicians' emails has sparked a nationwide call for elected officials to embrace transparency.
CARSON CITY - An Assembly committee on Tuesday amended and passed a resolution ratifying the Equal rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, bringing the decades old issue one step closer to reality in Nevada. Senate Joint Resolution 2 was amended to ...
U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., speaks during a panel discussion event hosted by the League of conservation Voters Chispa Nevada, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in Las Vegas. Cortez Masto and other Democrats may have to decide soon between ...
CARSON CITY - Nevada will continue to fight any attempt to restart the Yucca Mountain project as the site to bury the nation's high-level radio active waste, and supporters should walk away from the moribund effort, a state official told state ...
The U.S. attorney's office was clear in its letter to the Indian tribe and the organizers of the High Times Cannabis Cup - marijuana could not legally be bought, sold, transferred or consumed at the festival this weekend.
Amid uncertainty about how aggressively the Trump administration will enforce immigration laws, it's crucial that Nevada protect immigrant families from federal government overreach. To be clear, a mass deportation sweep would be very, very bad for the ...
With about 85 percent of those acres under control of a variety of federal agencies - primarily the U.S. Bureau of Land Management - some Nevada political leaders want a transfer of as many as 7 million acres to state control in a first phase that ...
Las Vegas - A lawyer for a Nevada rancher whose father fought the government for decades over grazing and property rights said Thursday he'll appeal a federal judge's order to pay $587,000 and remove his livestock from federal lands by the end of the ...
One element of the plan would use $12 million to temporarily house some Nevada inmates out-of-state until the prison population is stabilized.
The Senate government Affairs Committee on Monday reviews SB176, a bill expanding the requirement that peace officers wear body cameras.
On March 2 students from across the state spent a day at the Nevada Legislature to learn how state politics work. The JAG program (jobs for America's Graduates) was created to help students understand the importance of civic participation.
The fish pedicure industry may be gaining more clout in Nevada. Or it could simply be that the state is ready to let residents dip their toes into a bowl of hungry ...
Lawmakers were urged Friday to approve legislation aimed at expanding the jury pool in Nevada so more minorities serve. Robert Eglet of the Nevada Justice Association said the last census showed Clark County was made up of 11 percent African ...
A Nevada rancher whose father led a decades-long fight with the U.S. government over grazing and property rights has been ordered to pay $587,000 and remove any livestock he has on federal lands by the end of the month.
In its first cyber policy paper, the Chinese government is emphasizing its control over Internet access in China, and argued that each nation should govern the Internet as it sees fit.
The case is well known in the West and among property-rights advocates who continue to maintain that the federal government exercises a heavy hand in relations with those who make their livelihood off the land. Navarro calculated the damages based on ...
Gaming win jumped 12 percent in January, totaling more than $1 billion for just the second time this fiscal year. The total $1.036 billion is $111.2 million more than the same month last year despite having two fewer weekend days.
Ride-hailing companies would have to verify that their drivers have state business licenses under a bill introduced Tuesday in the Nevada Senate.
Lawmakers are considering Senate Bill 53, which would authorize the Nevada Department of Transportation and telecommunications companies to work together to grow the state's fiber optic network in a way that benefits both the public and private sectors.
Assemblyman Elliot Anderson, D-Las Vegas, testified Tuesday eliminating the elected treasurer and controller would make government more efficient and improve the operation of those functions. But Treasurer Dan Schwartz and Controller Ron Knecht said ...
So on one hand we have the collective gaggle of legislative Democrats in Carson City abusing the power of government to stick it to Nevada businesses while at the opposite end we have a bill abusing the power of government to protect some favored ...
Senate Majority Leader Aaron Ford, D-Las Vegas, interacts with colleagues in the Senate Chambers during the third day of the Nevada Legislative session on ...
The Nevada Policy Research Institute (NPRI) recently released the 2016 edition of the Nevada Piggy Book. This is good because Nevada taxpayers need to know about government waste, which is an especially important topic while the Legislature is in ...
Ammon Bundy called a clandestine meeting around the dining room of their host's home in Burns on Dec. 29, 2015, and directed the six other men there to leave ...
CARSON CITY - A bill introduced Monday in the Nevada Senate would prohibit state and local law agencies from conducting immigration enforcement operations.


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