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Senate committee sponsors Sisolak’s Blockchains study bill

Painted Rock Smart City will just be Painted Rock Smart Study, for now. A Senate committee on Thursday introduced a resolution to create a joint...

Governor on budget: ‘We need to bring our state back to baseline’

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Wednesday said he is “committed to changing systemic issues that make Nevada the hardest hit state in the nation when...
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Nevada’s budget got better-looking but economic recovery is still uneven

There’s Nevada. Then, there’s Las Vegas. When it comes to talk of economic recovery, they are one in the same. But updated data presented to the...

State considering retirement savings program for private sector workers

More than half of Nevadans working in the private sector lack the ability to automatically deduct retirement savings from their paychecks. That’s a problem that...
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DETR looks to future with proposed bill; critics want today’s problems fixed

Nevada’s unemployment office wants to prepare for the next economic downturn. Senate Bill 308 would establish what’s called a work-sharing program within the state’s traditional...

Can the federal relief bill fix Nevada child care’s long-standing shortcomings?

The number of licensed child care providers is down 8% from pre-pandemic levels, according to new numbers from the Nevada Department of Health and...
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Weed store owners at odds over bill that would shut out new licensees

  A measure before lawmakers would scrap Nevada’s merit-based cannabis licensing system in favor of a scheme that allows current licensees to expand and saturate...
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Is this the year Nevada ends the death penalty?

Criminal justice advocates are optimistic this might be the year Nevada abolishes the death penalty. The Assembly Judiciary Committee on Wednesday introduced a bill that...
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Not fazed by legislative inaction, CCEA head predicts revenue talk still coming

Voters next year may get the opportunity to raise the state’s gaming and sales taxes to support K-12 education, after the deadline for legislative...
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Organ donor bill prompts Republican to warn gov’t will ‘make choices over our bodies’

A heart transplant recipient is asking state lawmakers to reconsider its approach to organ donation. If her proposal is embraced, Nevada would become the first...

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