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Lawmakers Turn to Paid Leave for Workers, Tax for TamponsNevada lawmakers are turning this week to multiple measures that would mandate or help businesses afford to give workers paid leave from work.
Nevada Ratifies Equal Rights Amendment - Decades Past DeadlineNevada lawmakers ratified the Equal Rights Amendment Wednesday 45 years after the date Congress first submitted it to the states, bringing the nation two states shy — but decades past deadline — of amending the U.S. Constitution to plainly state women and men are equal under the law.
Nevada Moves to Join 11 Other States in Popular Vote EffortA national effort to elect United States presidents by popular vote is finding support in the Democrat-controlled Nevada Legislature.
Students Propose Nevada Schools Teach Consent, Other LawsMembers of the Nevada Youth Legislature told state lawmakers Tuesday that their peers could be deterred from committing crimes if public high schools teach students about sexual consent and the ramifications of breaking certain laws.
Republican Eyes Continued Care for Incurably IllA Republican state legislator wants to ensure Nevadans with chronic conditions such as his own experience no gaps in treatment.
Democrats Seek 2022 Nevada Plastic Bag BanDemocratic lawmakers are proposing eliminating plastic bags from checkout counters across Nevada within five years.
Republican Wants to Tax Renewable Energy MakersA Boulder City Republican is seeking a new state tax on renewable energy producers in Nevada.
Republican Proposal Would Outlaw Sanctuary Cities in NevadaA national debate over local governments' role in immigration enforcement is playing out in the Nevada Legislature.
Lawmakers Pile on New Bills, Pitch for Student Loan AidThe Nevada Legislature will jump-start the week with dozens of new bills and a debate on whether the state should pitch in to help people pay down student loans.
Push to Close Last Nevada Coal Plant Centers on MoneySierra Club lawyers who've preached against the environmental evils of coal-burning power plants for decades are trying to force the closure of the last significant one in renewable energy-rich Nevada with arguments based on a different sort of green: money.
Democrats Seek to Expedite Billions for Special-Needs KidsNevada Democrats are eager to expedite state aid, totaling billions of dollars by 2021, to public and charter schools for disabled, English-learning and low-income students under a proposal lawmakers heard Thursday.
Nevada Bills Would Restore Voting Rights for Some FelonsNevada lawmakers are advancing legislation to return voting rights to certain felons after they serve time.

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