A lawyer for the Legislative Counsel Bureau argued that he should be able to represent majority Democrats in a lawsuit over taxes filed by minority Republicans.
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.
The Interim Finance Committee approved an additional $15,500 to cover additional costs related to protecting Gov. Steve Sisolak, who travels more frequently than his predecessor.
The Nevada Resort Association has filed a lawsuit that seeks to invalidate a ballot initiative filed by the Clark County Education Association that would raise the gaming tax.
President Trump led all candidates in fundraising in Nevada in the final quarter of 2019, while former Vice President Joe Biden led all Democrats.
The Nevada Department of Public Safety is requesting an additional $15,500 for extra costs related to protecting Gov. Steve Sisolak and his wife, in part due to “high interest” in new laws going into effect.
The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents on Thursday approved the broad framework for a new privately funded medical school building at UNLV.
In response to a letter from Nevada’s two U.S. senators, the Justice Department has released some of the $16.7 million in funds set aside to help survivors of the 1 October shooting in Las Vegas.
A group seeking to turn the once-a-decade process of redistricting political lines in Nevada over to a commission rather than the Legislature has refiled a petition with the secretary of state, after a judge ruled the original was misleading.
Storey County has approved a $250,000 payment to a onetime top deputy sheriff to settle her pending federal lawsuit suit against the county’s sheriff.
The Patient Protection Commission proposed by Gov. Steve Sisolak at the start of his term and established by the Legislature last spring now has its leadership and board.
The Nevada Corrections Department has moved to make testing and treatment for hepatitis C standard procedure, but lawmakers have questioned the additional cost.
Gov. Steve Sisolak denounced a move by the Trump administration to tighten eligibility requirements for the food-stamp program, which could cut aid to some 80,000 low-income Nevadans.