Breastfeeding Debate, Money Management Issues Coming UpNevada lawmakers will tackle higher stacks of bills and a faster pace in the fourth week of the session.
Costs Complicate Nevada Bill to Certify Equal-Pay BusinessesIt's been a rocky start at the Nevada Legislature for a Democratic proposal to identify government contractors who pay men and women the same rates for substantially similar work.
After Legalization, States Still Debate Gay MarriageWhile some states debate ways to limit how gay couples benefit from the national legalization of same-sex marriage, Nevada became the latest state to take aim at the last vestiges of defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
Plans for Later High School Start Times Meet ResistanceSchool districts and some parents are fighting proposals to push back Nevada high school start times to 9 a.m. or later, in line with research showing biological changes require teenagers to get more sleep in the mornings.
Young LGBTQ Nevadans Ask Lawmakers for Foster Care ChangeYoung adults formerly in Nevada's foster care system told state lawmakers Monday that gay, bisexual, asexual and transgender kids would be safer if social workers are specially trained to help LGBTQ adolescents.
Democrats, Workers Eye Wage Hike as Nevada Economy GrowsDemocrats, low-income workers and union representatives say lawmakers should raise state minimum wages to match Nevada's economic growth.
More Emotional Debates Expected at Nevada LegislatureAnother lengthy, emotional debate on Nevada's minimum wage is one of several legislative hearings anticipated to rise above humdrum budget reviews this week.
Nevada Democrats Unite Behind Labor, Energy, Obamacare BillsDemocrats back in control of the Nevada Legislature are launching an effort to reform state labor and energy laws and lock in certain policies in the Affordable Care Act.
Audit: Nevada Education Reforms Promising, Need More DataIndependent auditors say Nevada's 2015 education reforms seem to be on a successful trajectory, though it's too soon to determine whether they will significantly affect the state's bleak scores.
Democrats Propose Doubling Nevada's Renewable Energy TargetDemocratic lawmakers are proposing legislation to move Nevada away from fossil fuels more quickly than planned.
Nevada Lawmaker Seeks Precautionary Ban on Human MicrochipsThe computer chips used to track goods, find lost pets and make no-swipe credit card purchases could not be implanted in humans without consent under legislation being weighed in Nevada.
Nevada Lawmaker Hospitalized After Carbon Monoxide PoisoningA Nevada state lawmaker is recovering from carbon monoxide poisoning caused while was trying to drain floodwaters from his house in Elko.