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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....
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...
Payday loans: They’re there when we need them. But how much do we really need them? The Nevada Legislature heard two bills this week that could be monumental in how the state regulates payday lenders. But first, these bills have...
On June 8, 2017, Governor Brian Sandoval wielded his veto pen 15 times, denying legislation passed by the legislature on issues ranging from wages to health care to renewable energy. But the legislature gaveled out of session on June 4,...
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...
Nevada State Treasurer Dan Schwartz (R) came ready to rumble at last month’s Assembly Ways and Means Committee budget hearing for his office. So did Chris Daly from the Nevada State Education Association (NSEA). Daly produced a letter from...
Earlier today, U.S. President Donald Trump made a brief visit to Las Vegas to thank first responders for their efforts following Sunday’s mass shooting. Despite renewed calls to pass legislation to prevent future mass shootings, Trump has refused to...
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...

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