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Carson City sheriff joins letter blaming Biden for border crisis

Ken Furlong and eight other Nevada sheriffs have signed on to a letter, along with a total of 274 sheriffs across the U.S., blaming President Joe Biden for criminals, drug dealers and gang members coming illegally into the U.S.

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.”

Gov. Sisolak says Silver State back to 100 percent open by June 1

But mask mandate will remain

Gov. Steve Sisolak Tuesday approved every business in every county in the state to be open at 100 percent capacity by June 1.

Fate of Frontier Motel up to Carson City supervisors

Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong says it will be up to the Board of Supervisors on Thursday to decide what to do about the Frontier Motel on North Carson Street.

Nevada Assembly votes to abolish capital punishment

The Nevada Assembly voted Tuesday to abolish the death penalty.

Nevada officials award $1.38M to man wrongfully convicted of murder

The Board of Examiners on Tuesday awarded more than $1 million to a man wrongfully convicted of murder.

Doctor: Growing evidence COVID vaccines reduce transmission, infections

Dr. Mark Riddle of the UNR school of medicine said Monday there is growing evidence that not only do vaccines reduce infections and serious illness from the virus, but that they reduce transmission of the illness.

Carson City Legislature building reopening to public

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

Assembly committee backs diversion program for domestic battery

The Assembly Judiciary Committee voted Friday to back creation of a diversion program for defendants convicted of misdemeanor domestic battery.

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