Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill that strengthens Nevada’s public records law, making it easier and cheaper for people to get public records and providing for fines if public agencies willfully flout the law.
Governor Steve Sisolak signed a bill to raise the minimum wage to $12 per hour by 2024, as well as bills aimed at fair pay for women and one to ensure all workers at companies with 50 or more employees get a week’s paid sick leave each year.
After nearly two years of allowing recreational marijuana use, Nevada has passed a law prohibiting employers from using a marijuana drug test to reject potential employees.
Defying Republican promises of a lawsuit, Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill that extends a business payroll tax to pay for education and social services.
Some employees, including those affected by the move, argue that the cut would leave fewer adults on campus to address bullying, suicidal behavior and discipline.
The National Atomic Testing Museum hopes to use a $1 million matching grant from the state to move to a larger space in downtown Las Vegas.
Hundreds of bills were passed by the 2019 Nevada Legislature: Here’s how many of those new laws will affect everyday people.
While lawmakers significantly altered the education landscape in the state, they did not add as much money for public schools as some education advocates had sought.
The legislation provides for awareness training for families of at-risk individuals and increased suicide prevention efforts in public schools.
In a Legislature that achieved history as the first female-majority in the U.S., Nevada lawmakers failed to pass a bill that would have allowed pharmacists to administer birth control.
The Nevada Legislature passed several bills related to helping victims of domestic violence that were sought by Attorney General Aaron Ford.
Gov. Steve Sisolak touted a long list of accomplishments in the 2019 Legislature, and said he’s confident an extension of the payroll tax would withstand legal scrutiny.
Assemblyman Jim Wheeler, R-Minden, resigned as minority leader Tuesday, citing personal reasons.
Despite winning additional funding in the legislative session, the Clark County School District revealed Tuesday that it is facing a budget deficit of between $17 million and $18 million next year.
A bill sought by media and government watchdog groups was approved by the Nevada Legislature on Monday, the final day of the 2019 session.