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April 7, 2013
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Our Opinion: Keep our Legislature in Carson City

A Senate committee’s approval of Senate Joint Resolution 8 marks the first step in a long process to get a proposed constitutional amendment creating annual legislative sessions approved. The resolution calls for 90-day sessions in odd-numbered years and 30-day sessions in even-numbered years. It should die on the Senate floor. Nevada is one of only six states with biennial sessions, and the Silver State should stay that way. Our current 120-day sessions allow lawmakers to come to Carson City in mid-January to prepare, and to leave by the end of June after completing all the necessary business for the next …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Apr 7, 2013 04:12PM Published Apr 7, 2013 01:02AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.