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A long trek to Carson City for canceled meetings, no guarantees

The drive between Las Vegas and Carson City is seven hours long. The view is mostly full of sagebrush, with the occasional burro sitting...
no seriously how come?

Remember when Sisolak & the Dems promised to tax the poor?

Remember when Steve Sisolak was running for governor and he promised if voters elected him then in his very first legislative session he would...
shadow knows

Nevada bans trans, gay panic defense

Nevada has become the fourth state to prohibit using the “trans panic” and “gay panic” defense in court.Senate Bill 97, which was signed...
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Gun bill provision restoring local control may be in jeopardy

With the legislative session in its final weeks, some advocates fear legislators are about to kill a substantial part of a gun law reform...
signing em up

Sisolak signs bill to rein in “surprise billing”

Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill into law Wednesday that would clamp down on "surprise billing," a practice that allows out-of-network health care providers...
you give me fever

Nevada Senate passes paid sick leave

The Nevada Senate on Tuesday passed legislation mandating that Nevada businesses with more than 50 employees provide workers with paid leave. The measure now...
Sisolak conference

Democrats look to pot, local sales tax for additional education money

Democrats on Tuesday announced two pieces of legislation meant to bring additional money to the state’s education system.The first piece of legislation, SB 545,...
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Union boss to lawmakers: We will judge you by actions, not words

State employees say they’re tired of getting lip service from politicians.  With fewer than three weeks remaining in the 2019 legislative session, they want...
cross your fingers

Criminal justice overhaul bill passes judiciary committee on party-line vote

The long-awaited criminal justice overhaul bill was voted out of the Assembly Judiciary Committee on a party-line vote with 10 Democrats in favor and...
it's not getting bigger

The reslicing begins: K-12 funding formula bill (finally) introduced

Characterizing it as a necessary first step toward fixing Nevada's lackluster education system, Senate Democrats on Monday introduced their attempt to simplify and update...

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