- Lawmakers vet "cooling off" requirement for ex-legislators Updated: May-06-15 7:29 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a measure that would require a "cooling off" period for former legislators.
- Protesters push for hearing on abortion parental notice bill Updated: May-06-15 5:34 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Activists crowded a hall in the Nevada legislative building Wednesday, hoping to persuade Republican senators to revive a bill that would require doctors to notify a girl's parents before performing an abortion on a minor.
- Lawmakers approve collective bargaining transparency bill Updated: May-06-15 3:25 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers have passed the first of several proposed changes to the state's collective bargaining law.
- Cigarette tax hike could be even steeper to close budget gap Updated: May-05-15 8:04 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson wants to raise the cigarette tax even more than Gov. Brian Sandoval proposed in an effort to plug a budget hole.
- Bill allowing 80 mph speed limit passes Nevada Legislature Updated: May-05-15 3:52 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A bill allowing Nevada to increase speed limits to 80 mph on some roads has passed the Assembly and now goes to Gov. Brian Sandoval.
- Gov. Sandoval signs bill to fight prescription drug abuse Updated: May-05-15 2:10 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill Tuesday aimed at intervening before patients get hooked on painkillers and making it easier for people to access medicine that can reverse potentially deadly overdoses.
- Bill would offer more relief in pay discrimination cases Updated: May-05-15 1:25 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a measure that would offer more relief to victims of pay discrimination.
- Bill would protect officials from fraudulent legal action Updated: May-05-15 1:20 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a bill seeking to limit fraudulent legal action taken against public officials.
- Nevada bill would define obesity as chronic disease Updated: May-04-15 6:53 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Obesity could soon be defined as a chronic disease, and Nevada officials would be required to compile an annual report about what's being done to fight it in the state.
- Senate passes bill requiring quicker reporting of bullying Updated: May-04-15 4:57 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A bill backed by Gov. Brian Sandoval that would implement a broad anti-bullying initiative throughout Nevada's school system passed the Senate in an 18-1 vote on Monday.
- Legislature OKs bill to add right to hunt to constitution Updated: May-04-15 4:25 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A proposed Nevada constitutional amendment preserving the right to hunt, trap and fish has been approved by the Legislature and is one step closer to becoming law.
- Nevada Legislature Week 14: Clinton visit and more tax talk Updated: May-02-15 8:43 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - The pressure of passing a tax package to fund Gov. Brian Sandoval's two-year budget will continue to mount in Week 14 of the Nevada Legislature.
- Nevada expected to bring in $6.2B in taxes in next 2 years Updated: May-01-15 7:04 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A panel of experts said Nevada will probably bring in $6.2 billion in tax revenue over the next two years, a number that's slightly below the prediction made in December because the group is now accounting for about $156 million in tax credits that businesses might claim.
- Ely officials opposed to attempts to dissolve city Updated: May-01-15 1:46 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Representatives from one of Nevada's tiniest cities say they're strongly opposed to attempts to dissolve the city.
- Effort to recall GOP Assembly Speaker Hambrick falls short Updated: Apr-30-15 7:58 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A preliminary count shows an effort to recall Republican Nevada Assembly Speaker John Hambrick has fallen far short of the number of signatures needed to trigger a special election.
- Bill would make it harder to revoke Nevada hunting licenses Updated: Apr-30-15 7:43 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A Nevada lawmaker who's feuded publicly with state wildlife officials says he wants to take away some department regulatory power over hunting licenses.
- Historic northern Nevada Indian school gets $20,000 donation Updated: Apr-30-15 3:25 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - The organization that supported events celebrating Nevada's 150th birthday has donated $20,000 toward an oral history program at a historic northern Nevada Indian school.
- Nevada may soon have special license plates for Eagle Scouts Updated: Apr-30-15 2:40 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevadans who have earned the highest honors in the Boy Scouts or Girl Scouts could soon get a customized license plate marking the achievement.
- Lawmakers vet bill easing regulations for fire responders Updated: Apr-30-15 12:34 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a measure that would make it easier for out-of-state companies to respond to wildfires and other natural emergencies.
- Nevada voter signature verification bill draws some critics Updated: Apr-29-15 9:35 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A Nevada bill that changes the way poll workers verify voters' signatures is raising some eyebrows.
- Ex-GOP aide behind website critical of Republican lawmakers Updated: Apr-29-15 7:23 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A recently created website sharply critical of elected Nevada Republicans is coming from an unlikely source - a former Assembly Republican staff member.
- Lawmakers delay Uber insurance vote, say process is rushed Updated: Apr-29-15 6:47 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers are delaying a committee vote on a bill creating an insurance framework for ride-hailing companies like Uber, saying they feel rushed and need to vet a new amendment.
- Nevada Assembly panel considers ban on powdered alcohol Updated: Apr-29-15 5:29 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers are considering a ban on the sale and possession of powdered alcohol.
- Assembly Republicans skeptical of college smoking ban Updated: Apr-29-15 12:46 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Republicans say they're wary of a measure that would allow Nevada colleges to ban tobacco products on campus.
- Nevada bill would require police to report seized property Updated: Apr-29-15 12:40 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Lawmakers are reviewing a measure that would require police agencies in Nevada to publicly report seized property every year.