Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill that increases government secrecy, but won’t get a chance to sign another that would have improved access to public records.
An overhaul of state law governing public access to official records was rescued from near-defeat in a Senate committee late Friday, as amendments toning down its toughest provisions won unanimous consent to move it out to the full Senate.
A much-amended bill on gun control advanced in the Neavda Legislature on Friday, including a provision that allows family members or police to take guns away from those who might pose a threat.
A bill intended to stop government noncompliance with records requests is still awaiting a committee vote with just four days left in the 2019 Nevada Legislature.
State government workers would get the right to collectivately bargain, but the governor would have the final decision on wages and benefits, under an amendment to a bill heard late Wednesday.
Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill requiring pharmaceutical companies to disclose information about asthma drug prices, similar to a bill passed in 2017 that targeted diabetes drug costs.
Gov. Steve Sisolak’s first use of the veto blocked a bill that would have added Nevada to a roster of states seeking to elect the U.S. president by a national popular vote.
The funding bill, Senate Bill 543, now heads to the Assembly for action with five days remaining in the session. The Senate voted 18-3 to approve it after debate.
As lawmakers focus on bills to enact the state’s two-year budget, plenty of policy measures — from collective bargaining for state employees to marijuana regulation — await action in Carson City.
The Nevada Legislature enters its final week before adjournment.
A bill intended to introduce reforms to the cash bail system is now being criticized by some of its early supporters because of amendments they say make it much less meaningful.
Lawmakers approve a resolution opposing the Air Force’s push to expand its bombing range farther into the Desert National Wildlife Refuge north of Las Vegas.
The sponsor of a public-records reform bill says he’s not giving up yet, although the bill has yet to have a vote and the 2019 session ends on June 3.
The Senate voted 13 to 8 Monday to extend the fee, which was supposed to end next year, through June 2022.