By Walanya Vongsvirates, @Walanyav and Conner Board, @ConnerBoard CARSON CITY, Nev. – The Nevada Assembly passed Assembly Bill 148, also known as Campus Carry, on Monday but not without major revisions, including the removal of day care facilities and airports… Read More ›
Photo courtesy of Valeri Pizhanski By Walanya Vongsvirates, @walanyav This column first appeared in the February 24 issue of the Nevada Sagebrush “If these young, hot little girls on campus have a firearm, I wonder how many men will want to assault them…. Read More ›
Many of us 20-somethings prefer to turn a blind eye when it comes local government.
“Nothing gets done in these sessions.”
“It doesn’t matter.”
Well let me tell you right now, it does and with the 78th session of the Nevada Legislature underway, there could be some huge changes involving the rights of all Nevadans.
by ALEX POMPLIANO Gov. Brian Sandoval vetoed his second bill this session on Tuesday, which will allow voters in Henderson, Reno, Carson City and Sparks to continue electing public officials via citywide elections. If signed, SB457 —named the “Ward Voting” bill— would’ve allowed… Read More ›
by NATASHA VITALE UPDATE: Controversial gun bill Senate Bill 221 passed 23-19 in the Assembly on Monday, with four Democrats voting against the measure. However, the bill is expected to be vetoed by Gov. Brian Sandoval some time in the next… Read More ›
by ALEX POMPLIANO The Assembly passed a bill Monday that would allow medical marijuana dispensaries in Nevada. SB374 initially appeared to fail the required two-thirds majority vote on the final day of the legislative session to the extent that Democratic… Read More ›
by ALEX POMPLIANO On Friday, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law a bill that allows illegal U.S. immigrants to legally drive in Nevada. The bill will take effect in January 2014. As Sandoval signed SB303 in his crowded Carson City office, he… Read More ›
by NATASHA VITALE A bill that would protect victims of human trafficking was approved 41-0 Thursday by the Nevada Assembly. The bill requires officers to take certain actions when they encounter possible victims of human trafficking. It also requires the… Read More ›