People traveling to Nevada for abortions may soon have an added layer of protection against any draconian attempts to prosecute them for that choice, if a bill passed Monday by the legislature is signed by Gov. Joe Lombardo.
After months of negotiations, seven Western states along the Colorado River have agreed to water cuts over the next three years to help keep two of the main reservoirs, Lake Mead and Lake Powell, from falling to critically low levels — but those cuts fall short of what scientists say are needed to stabilize the river in the long-term.
As rents skyrocketed in the aftermath of the pandemic and have continued squeezing Nevadans in the last year, local officials on numerous occasions stressed state law restricted them from taking action to address the housing crisis.
Electricity rates in Southern Nevada are slated to go down 5% in July, August, and September, and 16% in the northern part of the state, under filings submitted by NV Energy to the Public Utilities Commission Monday.
The Democratic-controlled Nevada State Legislature has signaled its support for bypassing the nation’s electoral college system and electing presidents based on the popular vote, though the effort still has significant hurdles to clear before becoming a reality.
Recently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released both national and state unemployment and jobs data from April.
In a metropolitan area where a CVS or a Walgreen’s is seemingly on every other corner, it might be hard to imagine communities without close access to a pharmacy.
“I can tell you with 100% certainty that the Tesla truck factory in the latest expansion was set for Texas and would not have been here in Northern Nevada but for the abatements,” Tom Burns, the executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development told state lawmakers last week.
A paid family and medical leave proposal is raising broader questions about what Nevada should require of the companies it gives tax breaks to.
For the first time in Nevada, Medicaid is expanding dental services to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, an expansion made possible by $2.5 million in the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and a Federal Title 19 grant.