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AG wants ability to probe practices of law enforcement agencies

Attorney General Aaron Ford on Friday asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to give his office the power to conduct “pattern and practice” investigations into the policies and conduct of law enforcement agencies in Nevada.

Nevada lawmakers balk at overhead costs in funding teacher projects

Members of the money committees on Wednesday balked at the plan to put $8 million in federal COVID-19 funding into the Donor’s Choose Internet platform after being told that organization would get more than $1 million of the funding in overhead costs.

Nevada lawmakers weigh fire-fighting coordination, liability

Nevada lawmakers on Wednesday heard three proposals about changing liability laws and helping fire-fighting agencies coordinate their responses.

Sisolak signs bill creating ABLE accounts for the disabled

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Wednesday signed legislation creating the treasurer’s program to provide special bank accounts to help the disabled.

Senate bill revamps how PEBP board members are appointed

The Nevada Senate on Friday approved legislation restricting the governor’s ability to make appointments to the Public Employee Benefits Program board.

Nevada lawmakers advance bill against organized harassment

Nevada lawmakers are now considering whether to make people who undertake organized harassment — commonly known as doxxing — legally accountable for their acts.

Nevada Assembly votes to abolish capital punishment

The Nevada Assembly voted Tuesday to abolish the death penalty.

Carson City Legislature building reopening to public

The Legislative Building is reopening this coming week — with restrictions.

Senate, Assembly split over deep cuts to China Spring/Aurora Pines youth camps

Senate and Assembly members of the money committees split Tuesday over the governor’s proposed deep cuts to state support for the China Spring and Aurora Pines youth camps in Douglas County.

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