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Economic Forum adds $900 million to revenue projections

The Economic Forum on Tuesday added more than $900 million to projected General Fund revenues this budget cycle.

Technical Advisory Committee sees more revenue than projected in December

The Technical Advisory Committee to the Economic Forum was told Wednesday a significant number of Nevada’s General Fund revenue streams are recovering better than expected before the Legislature convened.

Sisolak names Brittnie Watkins to Gaming Control Board

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday named veteran gaming lawyer Brittnie Watkins to the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

Second major deadline hits Legislature this week

Most legislative committees shut down Friday to make time for extended floor sessions as the second major deadline approaches.

Legislative Commission approves unemployment for educational support staff

On a party line vote, the Legislative Commission on Wednesday approved a regulation allowing educational support staff to get unemployment benefits.

Nevada lawmakers briefed on proposed infrastructure bank

Members of the money committees were briefed Tuesday on the plan by Gov. Steve Sisolak and Treasurer Zach Conine to fund a state “Infrastructure Bank.”

Nevada farmers and conservationists balk at 'water banking'

Rural water users are panicking over a proposal to create a market for the sale and purchase of water rights in Nevada, unconvinced by arguments that the concept would encourage conservation.

Public works seeking federal grant to fix Hobart Dam

Nevada has applied for a $10 million federal grant to pay the lion’s share of what it will cost to fix the Hobart Reservoir dam.

Testimony on bill to abolish death penalty heard in Nevada Assembly

The Assembly Judiciary Committee on Wednesday heard testimony on Chairman Steve Yeager’s bill to eliminate the death penalty in Nevada.

Sisolak allows contact sports to resume

As he promised March 12, Gov. Steve Sisolak issued a statement Monday allowing full and close contact sports to resume both in high schools and organized leagues and associations.

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