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The 79th session of the Nevada Legislature ended this week after 120 days and passage of more than 500 bills.
Now the dust is settling and Nevadans can assess the results.
Solar power appeared to win big this legislative session—but how much did they really lose after the 2015 session?
"If someone's hesitant to meet you at the police station ... that should raise a red flag."
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has weighed in on the dispute between the state's attorney general, Adam Laxalt, and Nevada Gaming Control Board Chair AG Burnett.
Democratic lawmakers are expected to schedule a hearing this week to ask questions of Attorney General Adam Laxalt about corruption allegations that federal authorities have already dismissed.
Nevada lawmakers are halfway through the legislative session -- which proposals are moving forward, and which have disappeared?
Although Gov. Brian Sandoval strongly opposed the legalization of marijuana, he hopes his proposed excise tax on the drug can bring millions of dollars to the state’s education system.
Friday is committee deadline day for state lawmakers.
That means if any of the roughly 1,000 bills the legislature is considering has not advanced out of its original committee by midnight tonight, the bill dies.
Industry leaders and renewable energy advocates think believe lithium, which is found in Nevada, could revolutionize modern battery making processes and help develop better rechargeable batteries.
Sponsored by Reno Democratic Assemblywoman Teresa Benitez-Thompson and Democratic Senate majority leader Aaron Ford of Las Vegas, Assembly Bill 97 would require police to turn over rape kits to forensic labs within 30 days of receiving them.
A North Las Vegas Democrat is proposing Nevada outlaw questions about criminal convictions on applications to work at state and local government facilities.
Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson says he wants to give offenders a better chance at successfully re-entering society.
Nevada lawmakers have given initial approval to an initiative from the governor's wife to reform how the state treats juvenile delinquents.
Nevada lawmakers are moving quickly on a measure to try and end a lawsuit aimed at preventing the breakup the Clark County School District.
Drugs that can counter the effects of an opioid overdose would be required on all Nevada public school campuses under a bill state lawmakers are introducing.
A Sparks Democrat wants physicians to cut off life support within 24 hours of a patient being declared brain-dead in Nevada with or without family consent.
A person is defined as dead under state law when their circulatory, respiratory or entire brain function has ended.
A bill before the Nevada Legislature would mandate business licenses for ride-hailing drivers.
A national debate over local governments' role in immigration enforcement is playing out in the Nevada Legislature.
A Republican bill introduced Monday would prohibit city and county officials from discouraging law enforcement agencies from implementing federal immigration laws.
Lawmakers in Nevada don't want slow drivers in the left-hand lane.
The Reno Gazette-Journal reports two assemblymen have introduced bills that would bar slow drivers from the furthest left lane on the roads.
Democratic lawmakers are proposing eliminating plastic bags from checkout counters across Nevada within five years.
Legislation introduced Monday would require grocery stores, restaurants and other retailers to tax customers 10 cents per plastic bag from July through 2021.
A Republican state legislator wants to ensure Nevadans with chronic conditions such as his own experience no gaps in treatment.
A Boulder City Republican is seeking a new state tax on renewable energy producers in Nevada.
Sen. Joseph Hardy is proposing the Department of Taxation set fees based on the amount of electricity a company or person generates from renewables in a year.
Monday is the deadline for Nevada lawmakers to submit most pieces of legislation, so a series of new bills are being introduced today for debate.
Senate Majority Leader Aaron Ford, a Las Vegas Democrat, wants Nevada to sell bonds for college students to refinance their loans.
Taxpayers will not be picking up the bill if supporters are successful in getting the Las Vegas airport renamed for the former U.S. senator.
A Nevada lawmaker has resigned from her job at a consulting firm connected to her role as a registered foreign agent for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Ridesharing companies such as Uber and Lyft could face changes to the way their drivers are regulated in Nevada if legislation discussed by a Senate committee passes.