Nevada state Sen. Julia Ratti, D-Sparks, announced Friday that she is resigning from her elected position.
The Nevada Constitution doesn’t prohibit people who circulate petitions to create or change laws from withdrawing those measures after they qualify for the ballot but before they go to voters, according to an opinion from the attorney general’s office.
The state’s $2.7 billion share of American Rescue Plan funds to respond to COVID-19 pandemic impacts is officially in the bank following action Tuesday by a legislative committee.
Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Friday that he’d vetoed four bills passed during the 2021 Legislature, ranging from housing discrimination, tourism districts and the creation of legislative ethics commissions.
Gov. Steve Sisolak signed several bills in Las Vegas Friday that will expand voting access, abolish the state’s caucuses and move Nevada into a first-in-the-nation presidential preference primary election in 2024.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday signed a bill into law that decriminalizes most minor traffic offenses , classifying them instead as civil infractions.
A new bill bans the irrigation of all “nonfunctional” turf in Las Vegas — decorative grass in medians, outside businesses and housing developments — by the end of 2026.
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Friday signed a trio of bills that will “profoundly” affect Native Americans in the state, including waiving university fees for some native students and banning racially discriminatory school mascots and so-called “sundown sirens.”
Nevada lawmakers did away with the cumbersome caucus system in the recently concluded legislative session, but will Nevada’s first-in-the-nation primary law actually bear fruit?
More than half of all bills and resolutions introduced in the 2021 Legislature failed to pass. Here’s a few of them.
Gov. Steve Sisolak said Thursday in a wide-ranging, post-legislative session news conference with reporters that he will sign a public option health care bill in Nevada.
Lawmakers passed some 565 bills in the 2021 session, from expanding voting procedures and decriminalizing speeding tickets to banning certain types of weapons without serial numbers and raising taxes on the mining industry to fund education.
The 2021 Nevada Legislature’s signature heavy lift, a rewrite of taxes on the mining industry to channel more money to education, passed both houses on the last day of session Monday.
As the 2021 Legislature comes to a close, there appears to be a little appetite to commit public money for a new baseball stadium to woo the Oakland Athletics to Nevada.
Resorts and the Culinary union struck a compromise on a bill that would give gaming and hospitality employees laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic the right of first refusal for their old jobs, but some casinos and small-business groups are still opposed.