Nevada is among at least a half-dozen states that chose to opt out from some or all of a $26 billion settlement with drugmakers and distributors reached in July.
Based in Reno, Bill Dentzer covers government and politics and related state news out of the Review-Journal’s capital bureau in Carson City. He joined the RJ in October 2018 after similar assignments at the Salt Lake Tribune in Utah and the Idaho Statesman in Boise. He earlier covered state and local government in his home state of New York, where he graduated from Hamilton College.
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto defended her record from attacks from potential 2022 rival Adam Laxalt in an interview Monday.
Gov. Steve Sisolak signed an executive order Monday aimed at reversing “the long-term trend of loss of Nevada’s wild landscapes.”
Gov. Steve Sisolak and the agency he created to help immigrants coming to Nevada recommitted on Thursday to assisting Afghan refugees and special immigrant visa holders and welcoming them to the state “as the situation continues to unfold in Afghanistan.”
The Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee allocates more than $1 billion in pandemic relief assistance from the $2.7 billion in American Rescue Plan funds the state received.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday congratulated Lt. Gov. Kate Marshall on her expected transition to a position in the Biden administration.
The Republican wasted no time announcing his candidacy for lieutenant governor following news that the incumbent officeholder is planning to resign.
The initial round of refunds, totaling $30.6 million, was sent to business taxpayers after a Supreme Court ruling in May that found a 2019 tax bill was unconstitutional.
Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton made the announcement to a crowd of some 4,000 at the Adam Laxalt-sponsored sixth annual Basque Fry at the Corley Ranch.
A Clark County judge on Friday tossed out a Las Vegas hotel’s lawsuit challenging emergency occupancy limits imposed statewide last year to stem the spread of COVID-19.
A scheme to carve out self-managed, county-level government jurisdictions built on and dedicated to advancing innovative technologies such as blockchains got its most detailed public airing to date Thursday before a special committee formed to vet the concept.
The state of Nevada on Tuesday approved a nearly $2 million payment to a onetime Las Vegas casino bellhop who wrongfully served 20 years in prison for murder and robbery.
Yvanna Cancela, a former political director for the Culinary union Local 226, is returning to Nevada after eight months with the Biden administration.
Gov. Steve Sisolak signed an emergency directive Wednesday related to face coverings and other mitigation strategies for K-12 county school district, charter school and private school settings within Nevada.
Nevada will require its 27,000-plus state workers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus or submit to regular weekly testing under an order issued Friday by Gov. Steve Sisolak.