The justice had a key role in pushing for the creation of the Court of Appeals, and in bringing a new Supreme Court building to downtown Las Vegas.
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.
Sometime in November, the Nevada Legislature will convene in special session for one purpose – to redraw and approve new boundaries for federal and state legislative districts.
The Nevada Supreme Court ruled that a $1-per-transaction fee was unconstitutional, and ordered the state to refund the money to motorists.
Gov. Steve Sisolak, in an interview at the governor’s mansion in Carson City, said he prays daily for guidance in handling the COVID pandemic.
The innovation zone would have created a county-like government within Storey County, with municipal and other services run on the blockchain technology platform.
The Nevada Supreme Court found a bill capping tax credits for scholarships doesn’t increase state revenue.
With global demand for cleaner energy to power cars, smart homes and phones on the rise, a silvery metal stands to replace the Comstock Lode of yore as the namesake product of the Silver State.
Republican Adam Laxalt warns that the left is taking over all American institutions, but says his election can stop the trend.
The first day of October will see 46 new laws take effect, including those protecting distinctive hairstyles from discrimination, withholding casino winnings from people who owe child support and the authorization of marijuana consumption lounges.
After six minutes in court Monday, Samuel Gallardo returned to state prison facing at least three more years on his sentence, but knowing that the family of the man whose death he caused had forgiven him.
The new union representing state police and other public safety workers is backing one of Gov. Steve Sisolak’s potential Republican opponents in the 2022 race for governor.
Longtime Nevada politician Dean Heller said in an interview that elections have become less secure in Nevada since he left the secretary of state’s office.