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We disagree. That was the unanimous view of the Nevada Supreme Court today in the final decision on the 2017 recalls of State Senators Joyce Woodhouse and Nicole Cannizzaro. The Justices' disagreement was with Michael Wall, who was the sole attorney...
In late summer of 2017, a coalition affiliated with former Senator Michael Roberson initiated recall petitions against three sitting State Senators – Joyce Woodhouse, Nicole Cannizzaro and Patricia Farley. Woodhouse was in her last term. Cannizzaro – who was recently...
The Senate and Assembly judiciary committees came together Monday morning to hear testimony on AB291, the long awaited bill from Assemblywoman Sandra Jauregui (pronounced HOW-de-gee, with a hard g) that would ban “any semiautomatic firearm that has been modified...
Lawmakers scrambled this week to get their bill proposals in by last Monday's deadline, and the Nevada Forward has been culling through the bills that have been posted to NELIS - the legislature's bill tracking system. Here are highlights from...
Earlier this month, the Senate and Assembly education committees came together to hold a joint hearing on school safety. The meeting took three hours. And it was filled with urgency. Interestingly, hardly anyone came to speak out against the bill....
PODCAST AUDIO FEATURE: Voices and Sounds from Conservation Lobby Day About 150 Nevada residents filled the halls of the Nevada Legislature last week to lobby their representatives on issues related to climate change, renewable energy and outdoor recreation. Most of the participants arrived...
After two days of rumors and speculation, Assemblyman Mike Sprinkle announced he is leaving his Assembly seat immediately due to sexual harassment charges. The charges come from at least three women who work in the legislative building. The complaints were...
Governor Steve Sisolak told conservationists today that the state of Nevada has signed on to a state by state climate change compact. Sisolak made the announcement at a press conference to kick off Conservation Lobby Day at the state legislature. The...
The Nevada Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Monday on the recall efforts against Senators Joyce Woodhouse and Nicole Cannizzaro. Yes, that recall effort, which was undertaken in 2017 by a Republican group affiliated with then Senate Minority Leader Michael...
Senator Kelvin Atkinson announced his resignation on the floor of the Nevada Senate today after being implicated in a federal investigation of misappropriating hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign funds. Atkinson, started his resignation speech by admitting that he...

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