Legislature

texting

Texting Ban Moves Ahead

An Assembly panel has approved a bill to ban drivers from texting or chatting on cell phones.

03/30/2011

lottery ticket

Looking for a Lottery

Several Las Vegas high school students have urged lawmakers to approve a state lottery.

03/30/2011

lottery

Lawmakers Look at Lottery

Lifting a constitutional ban in Nevada on a state lottery will be discussed during a legislative hearing.

03/29/2011

(photo courtesy: State of Nevada)

Tough Talk on Taxes

A battle is brewing in the Legislature over taxes.

03/29/2011

sandoval

$120m Added to State Budget

Governor Brian Sandoval has delivered an Executive Budget amendment to the legislature that increases the state’s revenue projection.

03/28/2011

internet poker

Weighing Odds of Internet Gambling

Nevada lawmakers today discuss a bill to allow the Silver State to take the lead on regulating the multibillion-dollar Internet poker industry.

03/24/2011

(photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Gov Threatens to Veto School Bill

Governor Brian Sandoval has threatened to veto a bill that would allow Nevada school districts to use money from a reserve account to build and renovate campuses.

03/24/2011

seat belt

Stronger Seat Belt Law Considered

The Senate Transportation Committee is considering a measure that would allow law enforcement officers to stop a driver if someone in the vehicle is not buckled up.

03/23/2011

slots

Bill Would Give Unclaimed Casino Winnings To State

Unclaimed winnings from cashless slot machines could go to the state, under a bill introduced in the Legislature.

03/23/2011

(photo courtesy: State of Nevada)

Lawmakers Introduce Flood of Bills

Yesterday was the last day for lawmakers to introduce their own bills in the Legislature.

03/22/2011

more

previous