Nevada State Legislature
Nevada lawmakers OK spending federal relief funds
By Sam Metz Jun. 22, 2021 04:44 PM EDT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers approved the transfer of $2.7 billion in federal coronavirus relief to a state account on Tuesday, paving the way for...
Nevada governor 'optimistic' after legislative session ends
By Sam Metz Jun. 02, 2021 05:47 PM EDT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Steve Sisolak said he's proud of what Nevada lawmakers accomplished during the legislative session that ended this week and...
After decades-long fight, Nevada lawmakers raise mining tax
By Sam Metz May. 31, 2021 11:27 PM EDT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — In a state that produces more gold than all but four countries, lawmakers voted to reform how the state taxes the mining industry,...
Negotiations revive education debates in Nevada statehouse
By Sam Metz May. 31, 2021 08:39 PM EDT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A mining tax proposal introduced in the Nevada statehouse has revived longstanding debates about charter schools and tax credits that...
Lawmakers hurtle toward end of session, key bills unresolved
By Sam Metz May. 26, 2021 06:02 PM EDT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A proposal to create a state-based public health insurance option has yet to be heard by the state Assembly. A plan to move up Nevada...
Lawmakers focus on justice reform, guns as session wanes
By Sam Metz May. 21, 2021 11:21 PM EDT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers passed hundreds of bills this week to reform the criminal justice system, boost funding for K-12 schools and ban ...
Nevada Republicans punished for defying statehouse mask rule
By Sam Metz May. 20, 2021 09:16 PM EDT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Long-simmering disputes over coronavirus restrictions in the Nevada statehouse boiled over on Thursday when the Democratic majority...
Unions want priority rehiring of workers as Nevada reopens
By Sam Metz May. 18, 2021 06:44 PM EDT
Republican North Las Vegas mayor running for Nevada governor
By Michelle L. Price May. 17, 2021 03:29 PM EDT
Nevada lawmakers push data privacy rules for gov't websites
By Sam Metz May. 14, 2021 03:04 PM EDT
Court rules Nevada tax measures must have two-thirds vote
By Ken Ritter And Sam Metz May. 13, 2021 02:42 PM EDT
Rosy forecasts give Nevada lawmakers more money to budget
By Sam Metz May. 04, 2021 12:01 PM EDT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Widespread vaccine distribution and federal coronavirus relief money have set Nevada on a path toward a quicker-than-expected economic...
US Rep. Dina Titus applauds federal relief funding in Nevada
By Sam Metz May. 03, 2021 03:54 PM EDT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Dina Titus told Nevada lawmakers on Monday that coronavirus relief funds recently passed by Congress would be a “linchpin”...
Nevada lawmakers OK budgets, prep for end-of-session sprint
May. 01, 2021 04:03 PM EDT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — In the first weekend hearing of the 2021 session, legislative committees in the Nevada statehouse on Saturday approved budgets for the...
Nevada lawmakers consider home care worker, client measure
By Briana Erickson Apr. 25, 2021 01:10 PM EDT
Nevada statehouse reopens to public with little fanfare
By Sam Metz Apr. 15, 2021 06:44 PM EDT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Legislature reopened its doors to the public on Thursday after months of only allowing lawmakers, staff and a limited...
Nevada statehouse to reopen to the public in limited fashion
By Sam Metz Apr. 12, 2021 03:41 PM EDT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada statehouse will reopen Thursday after more than two months of being shuttered to the public to prevent the spread of the...
Nevada revisits mail-in ballot debate after 2020 spotlight
By Sam Metz Apr. 01, 2021 04:10 PM EDT
Big tech, Nevada repair shops clash over 'right to repair'
By Sam Metz Mar. 30, 2021 11:53 AM EDT
Big tech and independent shops clash over 'right to repair'
By Sam Metz Mar. 29, 2021 05:09 PM EDT
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Trade groups representing big tech companies clashed with independent repair shop owners in Monday committee hearing in the Nevada...