- Nevada governor's revised tax plan clears Assembly hurdle Updated: May-28-15 11:47 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval's tax plan is one step closer to becoming law after clearing another legislative hurdle, but the Republican governor's historic tax expansion faces a rough road to approval in the final days of the session.
- Panel revives, OKs proposal to dump Nevada's caucus system Updated: May-28-15 7:50 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A Nevada panel has revived and passed a measure that would change the state's presidential caucus to a primary election.
- Sandoval signs bill extending sex assault reporting period Updated: May-27-15 2:38 am
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Gov. Brian Sandoval has approved a bill extending Nevada's statute of limitations on sexual assault cases so victims have more time to report their experience and pursue criminal charges.
- Measure that would raise bar on voter initiatives fails Updated: May-26-15 8:27 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A Nevada committee has defeated a proposal that critics say would make it more difficult to file voter-led initiative petitions.
- Assembly OKs oversight change for ride-hailing companies Updated: May-26-15 4:59 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers have approved a measure that changes how ride-hailing companies like Uber are regulated in the state.
- Senate passes charter school recruitment bill on party lines Updated: May-26-15 4:23 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada senators have passed a bill aimed at attracting high-quality charter school operators to the state.
- Panel reviews GOP-backed bill overhauling public unions Updated: May-26-15 2:59 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Lawmakers on Tuesday reviewed a public employee collective bargaining bill that was originally dubbed "union Armageddon" and still has critics from the labor movement in spite of significant amendments.
- Senate OKs bill to reimburse teachers for classroom supplies Updated: May-25-15 10:52 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada senators have approved a bill that would reimburse teachers who buy classroom supplies with their own money.
- Abortion parental notification bill draws heated testimony Updated: May-25-15 7:43 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers are considering a hot-button measure that would make the state the 39th to require parents to be notified before their child gets an abortion.
- Bill aims to expand Nevada's film tax credit to $20M a year Updated: May-25-15 12:46 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers are considering expanding the state's film tax credit program after it was gutted to help attract Tesla to the state.
- Q&A: A look at Nevada's debate over caucus vs. primary Updated: May-24-15 6:22 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Lawmakers are trying to change how Nevada votes for presidential candidates in a move that has major implications for the state's relevance on the campaign trail and who is likely to be the nominee.
- Nevada Legislature Week 17: Big decisions as time runs out Updated: May-24-15 2:02 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers are entering their final full week of the 120-day legislative session, and there's major work yet to be done.
- Lawmakers review tax breaks for wheelchairs, hearing aids Updated: May-23-15 3:41 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a proposal that would take away the sales tax paid on motorized wheelchairs and hearing aids.
- Nevada Legislature rushes to vote out bills on deadline day Updated: May-23-15 1:56 am
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers rushed to vote dozens of bills out of the Senate and Assembly as they faced down a major deadline.
- Lawmakers approve letting colleges study industrial hemp Updated: May-23-15 1:05 am
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers have approved a measure that would allow colleges or the state agriculture department to grow industrial hemp.
- Assembly OKs bill removing overtime pay after 8 work hours Updated: May-23-15 12:55 am
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers have approved a measure that would repeal a state law requiring overtime pay after eight hours of work.
- Lawmakers reject proposal for 72-hour donation reporting Updated: May-23-15 12:28 am
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers have rejected a proposal that would have created much more substantial restrictions on campaign finance reporting.
- Sandoval announces bonuses, scholarships to attract teachers Updated: May-22-15 11:40 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Friday that he wants to launch a teacher training scholarship program and a series of bonuses aimed at tackling Nevada's severe teacher shortage.
- Lawmakers OK multi-part bill barring guns for abusers Updated: May-22-15 6:51 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers have passed a Republican-backed bill that would restrict people convicted of domestic violence from having a gun and broaden the definition of justifiable homicide.
- Assembly OKs bill to convert struggling schools to charters Updated: May-22-15 6:02 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - The Nevada Assembly has approved a measure that would allow the state to turn persistently low-performing public schools into charter schools.
- Nevada senators pass need-based college scholarship bill Updated: May-22-15 4:57 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada senators have passed a bill creating a need-based grant program for college students, although lawmakers didn't approve money to go with it.
- Nevada Senate approves "Pop Tart gun" bill; goes to governor Updated: May-22-15 4:55 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers have approved a Republican-backed bill barring schools from punishing students for playing with toy guns.
- Lawmakers pan bill allowing more leeway on union contracts Updated: May-22-15 12:31 am
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have allowed local governments to reopen agreements with employee unions during fiscal emergencies.
- Legislature passes bill aimed at cracking down on squatters Updated: May-22-15 12:02 am
CARSON CITY, Nevada - The Nevada Senate has passed a measure that would make it easier for homeowners to take their houses back from squatters.
- Legislature approves stiffer penalties for hit-and-runs Updated: May-21-15 11:29 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers have passed a measure that raises the penalty for hit-and-run crimes and aims to close a legal loophole for drunk drivers.