The legislative Interim Finance Committee formed a panel to oversee the use of federal coronavirus stimulus funds and set priorities for the money.
Colton Lochhead covers pot and politics for the Review-Journal, where he started as an intern covering crime and breaking news in 2012. Raised in Las Vegas, the life-long desert rat graduated from Bonanza High School before earning his journalism degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
The Southern Nevada Water Authority board voted unanimously Thursday to pull water rights applications associated with a controversial, multibillion-dollar pipeline plan.
A group seeking to recall Gov. Steve Sisolak from office fell well short of its goal, gathering just 33,105 total signatures out of the 243,995 needed.
The Legislature’s Interim Finance Committee voted along party lines to transfer all $401 million from the state’s rainy day fund to the general fund to offset the financial crisis triggered by the coronavirus.
A federal judge rejected claims from a group trying to recall Gov. Steve Sisolak that stay-at-home orders prevented them from gathering signatures, and harmed their constitutional rights.
An open Senate District 7 seat has drawn three veteran Democrats — former state party Chairwoman Roberta Lange and Assembly members Ellen Spiegel and Richard Carrillo.
Nine people of both political parties are seeking to replace longtime Assemblyman John Hambrick, who is term-limited and cannot seek another term representing Assembly District 2.
Freshman Assemblyman Howard Watts III has drawn a progressive challenger in Burke Andersson, who advocates a universal basic income.
Assemblywoman Lesley Cohen has drawn two Republican challengers in Assembly District 29, dentist Steven Delisle and customer service worker Troy Archer.
Four Republican candidates — including two who previously ran for Congress — are fighting to win the Republican nomination in Assembly District 37, one of the most competitive districts in the state.
The Interim Finance Committee — a group of lawmakers who serve on the Assembly Ways and Means and Senate Finance committees — declared a state of fiscal emergency.
The group, Fight For Nevada, filed a lawsuit Monday against Nevada Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske in federal court in Las Vegas.
The Nevada Poll found that Gov. Steve Sisolak received favorable ratings on his handling of the coronavirus crisis, but voters want the shutdown to end.