by NATASHA VITALE A Sparks motorist who was caught in the blinding dust storm in Winnemucca recounted Tuesday how he narrowly avoided being part of the 27-vehicle chain-reaction pileup on Interstate 80 that left one person dead, dozens injured and the highway closed in both directions for almost 24 hours.
by NATASHA VITALE Several bills that were introduced in the just-ended session of the Nevada Legislature didn’t get a chance to see the light of day in 2013. Here’s a look back on a few pieces of legislation that died this year: Ward-only voting Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval vetoed legislation
by ALEX POMPLIANO Here’s one bill that didn’t stir up much controversy during the legislative session and, well, why would it? Gov. Brian Sandoval signed AB24 on Friday, which “makes various changes to Nevadan license plates”. What changes exactly? Nevadan drivers can now represent 150 years of statehood with limited edition plates. The limited edition
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 said that the bill “is not about politics.” “This is
by MOLLY MOSER The Senate Committee on Transportation discussed whether Nevada is ready for drivers to put their “pedal to the metal” by increasing the maximum speed limited on Nevada Highways to 85 mph. Senate Bill 191 would increase the speed limit on Northern Nevada’s Interstate 80, and Southern Nevada’s
by STEPHANIE GLANTZ The Senate Committee on Transportation discussed Senate Bill 2-0-4 today. The bill would establish a next-of kin registry for the department of motor vehicles. The registry would be an internet website for the department to store all the emergency contact information, and then could be accessed by