Nevada joined a multi-state lawsuit filed Tuesday challenging recent changes made to the U.S. Postal Service that Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford said threaten mail delivery for Nevadans as the state prepares for an expanded mail-in general election this fall.
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Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske wants a new emergency regulation that would add more oversight to the state’s newly passed law.
A state board on Tuesday approved more than $2.2 million in damages for a Las Vegas man who was wrongfully convicted of a 1994 murder.
Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill on Tuesday that grants most businesses limited liability protections from COVID-19 lawsuits and provides added safety measures for hotel workers.
Nevada lawmakers this week closed out a historic and wide-ranging special session that took up contentious policy issues like election reforms and COVID-19 liability protections for businesses.
The move occurs amid a national reckoning on police violence against Black people and the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Nevada Legislature on Wednesday passed an amended bill to give businesses protection from lawsuits over the coronavirus, after an amendment exempted school districts.
A Las Vegas man was arrested on identify theft and counterfeit charges, including possession of nearly a dozen unemployment benefit cards not issued in his name.
The state Senate approved a controversial election bill that will see elections conducted during a state of emergency mostly by mail, over the objections of all the chamber’s Republicans.
Businesses in Clark and Washoe counties that faithfully comply with COVID-19 guidelines would be immune from legal liability from employees who get sick under a bill that moved ahead early Tuesday in the Senate.
Two police reform bills, one each in the Senate and Assembly, moved forward Saturday in spite of public reaction that ranged from only tepid support to blistering opposition, mostly from progressive interests who wanted lawmakers to do more.
The Nevada Legislature is meeting in special session in Carson City to consider a host of policy proposals, including police reform, business liability and help for unemployed Nevadans.
The special session of the Nevada Legislature, scheduled to begin Thursday, has been delayed.