Legislature

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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

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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

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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

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Lawmakers Introduce Flood of Bills

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

03/22/2011

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Bill to End Early Voting

One lawmaker has introduced a bill to end early voting in Nevada.

03/21/2011

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Nevada Legislature Enters 5th Week

School reforms, prisons, concealed weapons, water rights, gender identity and more budget reviews are scheduled to be discussed as the Nevada Legislature enters the fifth week of a 120-day session Monday. On Monday the Senate Judiciary […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/05/2011

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Speak Out On School Budget Cuts

An Assembly panel has approved a bill allowing school districts to use more money from their bonds for building new schools and improving old ones. It would thwart plans by Governor Brian Sandoval to use […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/28/2011

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Reid To Address Legislature On Monday

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid will address a joint session of the Senate and Assembly during the third week of the Nevada Legislature that begins Monday. The Democratic Senate Majority Leader is scheduled to address state lawmakers […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/19/2011

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Possible Ignition Interlocks For DUI Offenders

A bill introduced in the Nevada Legislature would lower the threshold for courts to require DUI offenders to install ignition interlocks on their vehicles.

CBS Las Vegas–02/18/2011

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New Session Of Legislature Underway

The 76th session of the Nevada Legislature started on a tone of civility and bipartisanship Monday, as lawmakers in both houses agreed to two resolutions.

CBS Las Vegas–02/08/2011

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