Bill to require blood tests for Nevada marijuana DUI testing heads to finish line at Legislature
News - May 10, 2017

Assemblyman Steven Yeager's bill will mandate blood tests for marijuana DUI convictions although studies vary on its accuracy

Nevada businesses will get tax cut because of budget surplus, Assembly Minority Floor Leader says
News - May 4, 2017

Modified Business Tax (payroll tax) will come down because of Economic Forum projections, Paul Anderson, R-Las Vegas, tells Midtown Reno crowd

Rep. Jacky Rosen and the Nevada delegation score Yucca Mountain victory in omnibus spending bill
News - May 1, 2017

No funding for Yucca Mountain is in spending bill that will fund federal government through September

'Eminent domain' is sticky, time consuming issue when it comes to building Trump's wall, noted Reno lawyer says
Commentary - April 28, 2017

Michael Chapman points to recent history, says seizure of private property could delay Wall's construction

Sen. Cancela on immigrants' concerns: 'Folks are very scared'
Commentary - April 28, 2017

In President Trump's first 100 days, it hasn't got any easier for Nevada immigrants, Sen. Cancela says

Sen. Cancela won't resurrect 'sanctuary state' bill despite recent ruling against Trump administration policy
News - April 27, 2017

Instead, Las Vegas senator will focus on ending 5-year wait before children of legal immigrants can access health care under Medicaid, CHIP



Tesla expansion in Northern Nevada could include car production, TRI partner Gilman says
News - April 26, 2017

Recent conversations with Union Pacific Railroad and the Port of Oakland point to manufacturing cars at TRI, Gilman says.

Kihuen will speak before House committee on Yucca Mountain, will say it's a bad idea to revive nuclear waste site
News - April 24, 2017

Yucca Mountain is in Kihuen's district; he wants infrastructure bill to revive roads, schools and buildings

Titus' long career at a crossroad: Possible run against Heller could make or break her in Nevada politics
Commentary - April 21, 2017

Democrat Titus wonders if Republican Sen. Heller is that vunerable after all

'Pete G' certainly deserves 'Lifetime Acheivement Award' at Newsmakers Outreach Dinner
Commentary - April 21, 2017

Pete Goicoechea is the kind of guy who would help pull your vehicle out of a ditch if you called him

Potential challenger Titus: 'I think Heller can be beat'
News - April 20, 2017

Heller's recent Reno 'town hall' meeting with citizens adds ammo to her arsenel, Titus said.

Chinese tourists clamor for tours of Tesla gigafactory, lieutenant governor says
News - April 19, 2017

Possible tourism for Tesla is one of Hutchison's big takeaways from 10-day trip to China



Legislature's 'unfunded mandates' impact Washoe school district, top official says
News - April 13, 2017

Costs for state-mandated programs like 'Read by 3' are not fully funded by Legislature, deputy superintendent says

Representing 'largest legislative district in America' takes a toll on your truck
Commentary - April 13, 2017

Goicoechea's state senate district is more than 500 miles long, basically, the eastern half of Nevada

Rural senator pushes for interim nuclear storage facility on contaminated land in Nevada Test Site
News - April 12, 2017

Sen. Goicoechea sees a large economic value in interim storage site at "Jackass Flats"

Washoe schools have plan to battle budget deficit next year but options running out; crisis looms for 2018-19 school year
News - April 7, 2017

School district may increase average class size by two for all grades, kindergarten through 12 grade, for next school year

Settelmeyer says Democrats' 'hyper-partisanship' prevents GOP bills from getting hearings at Legislature
News - April 5, 2017

All bills should get hearings, a leading Republican state senator said

Credit former Raiders RB Napoleon McCallum for the idea that brought NFL to Las Vegas
Commentary - March 31, 2017

It was McCallum who gave the idea to LV Sands executives of bringing the Raiders to Sin City


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