Source By Ryan Smith, @rsmithRSJ This story first appeared on NextReno. Republished with permission from the author. CARSON CITY, Nev. – Calling it one of the proudest moments of his life, Gov. Brian Sandoval introduced a business license fee bill today with the goal of creating much needed revenue for Nevada schools. Sitting in
By Gabriella Benavidez, @gdbenavidez The Nevada Legislature is considering a bill that would require voters to present a valid ID in order to cast a ballot. Sponsored by Republican Senator James Settelmeyer, Senate Bill 169 is intended to curb voter fraud in the state. What is considered a “valid”
By Conner Board and Walanya Vongsvirates CARSON CITY, Nev. – Expected to be one of the most controversial bills of this session, the drama of Assembly Bill 148 played out as anticipated, with lively and often heated debate during its hearing before the Assembly Judiciary on Thursday. Dozens of people
By Walanya Vongsvirates, @walanyav University of Nevada, Reno students packed into the Assembly Judiciary hearing this morning to be a part of the discussion on AB148, a bill that revises provisions governing concealed firearms, also known as “Campus Carry” on the UNR campus. UNR students are concerned with two assembly bills
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 Amanda Ketchledge @aketchledge CARSON CITY, Nev. – Most people don’t exactly know what goes on in the legislative session for Nevada, and that’s why student reporters will be telling you about the important state issues that could impact you in a big way. From education to gun control to