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Hundreds attend funeral of Nevada Assemblyman Thompson

May 19, 2019

LAS VEGAS — People lined up around the block at a Las Vegas church to attend the funeral for Nevada Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson. Hundreds of friends, family members and Las Vegas-area residents paid their final...








National ‘Click it or Ticket’ event planned for Monday

May 16, 2019

Nevada Highway Patrol officers are joining other law enforcement agencies nationwide for a nationwide Click it or Ticket event on May 20. The federal Transportation Department highway safety administration is asking all states to participate...




U.S. House subcommittee cuts Yucca Mountain funding
U.S. House subcommittee cuts Yucca Mountain funding

May 15, 2019

A U.S. House Appropriations subcommittee voted to approve an energy spending bill that cuts funding to revive the development of Yucca Mountain as a nuclear waste storage site in a first step that sets up...


AG praises sexual assault, DNA bills that become law

May 15, 2019

Nevada Attorney General Aaron D. Ford on Thursday praised the signing of Assembly Bill (AB) 16 and Senate Bill (SB) 9, the first two bills relating to criminal justice signed during this legislative session. Taken...


New law urges use of heavy-duty electric trucks in Nevada
New law urges use of heavy-duty electric trucks in Nevada

May 15, 2019

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Wednesday signed legislation designed to encourage the purchase and use of heavy-duty electric trucks on Nevada roads. AB377 brings Nevada law into line with new federal guidelines for the use of...


Sisolak signs bills protecting healthcare coverage
Sisolak signs bills protecting healthcare coverage

May 15, 2019

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Wednesday signed into law two bills protecting healthcare coverage for Nevadans. AB170 puts into Nevada statutes mandating healthcare providers provide coverage for pre-existing conditions and AB469 is designed to prevent out...


Lawmakers vote to delay creation of marijuana board
Lawmakers vote to delay creation of marijuana board

May 15, 2019

After realizing they were facing a possible constitutional violation, members of the money committees voted Wednesday to delay creation of the governor’s Cannabis Compliance Board. Gov. Steve Sisolak wants to create a new agency to...


Nevada officials pledge marijuana taxes for K-12 education
Nevada officials pledge marijuana taxes for K-12 education

May 14, 2019

Gov. Steve Sisolak and legislative leadership held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to pledge all of the marijuana tax money to K-12 public education. “Speaking directly to our teachers, we have not stopped working to...