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Spearman, LGBTQ+ champion, pushes ERA, sees current time as 'revelation'

The Equal Rights Amendment, a subject of legislative battles in Nevada since the 1970s, will appear on the 2022 general-election ballot after a passionate push in two sessions of the Nevada Legislature by state Sen. Pat Spearman, D-North Las Vegas, and others.

Nevada Extension offering wildfire prep webinars

In an effort to increase awareness about what residents can do through the year to reduce fire danger, the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, local, state and federal firefighting agencies are embarking on a six-month “Nevada Wildfire Awareness Campaign,” starting this month.

Misconduct allegations shadow smart city proposal in Storey County

A former school teacher has sued the CEO of a major cryptocurrency company that wants to build a smart city in the Nevada desert

Judge says he might block Nevada setting execution date

A federal judge said Thursday he might issue an order to block a bid by prosecutors to have a state judge set a date as early as next month for Nevada's first execution in 15 years.

Nevada higher ed system moves toward vaccination requirement

Nevada's higher education system is moving toward generally requiring students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 to return to campus in the fall semester.

For first time, National Teacher of Year from Nevada

The coronavirus pandemic forced students out of the classroom and starkly revealed how learning difficulties, distractions and challenging home dynamics can make it tough to adhere to a rigid curriculum.

Sisolak: State able to add millions to budget due to handling of pandemic

Gov. Steve Sisolak says because of Nevada’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Economic Forum was able to add $586 million to the projected General Fund revenues for the coming two-year budget cycle.

Real ID deadline extended another two years

The federal Homeland Security Department has decided to again extend the deadline for people to get a Real ID-compliant driver’s license.

Nevada approaching 2 million doses administered

Nevada has now administered 1.94 million doses of coronavirus vaccines.

Economic Forum adds $900 million to revenue projections

The Economic Forum on Tuesday added more than $900 million to projected General Fund revenues this budget cycle.

Sisolak adopts CDC changes allowing people to remove masks in certain cases

Gov. Steve Sisolak has issued a directive amending his mask mandates to allow people to go without in certain situations.

Biden administration fights deadline for Nevada wildflower protection

The Biden administration says a U.S. judge exceeded his authority when he gave federal wildlife officials a May 21 deadline to decide whether to formally propose endangered species protections for a rare desert wildflower

All Nevada counties now have local COVID-19 control

Local authority over COVID-19 restrictions has now been granted to all of Nevada's 17 counties after Washoe County commissioners approved a revised plan for the Reno-Sparks area.

Rep. Titus predicts Nevada tourism will come back 'with a vengeance'

Nevada's First U.S. House District Rep. Dina Titus predicted on Nevada Newsmakers that Las Vegas would experience a quick recovery, once Gov. Steve Sisolak's plan to fully reopen Nevada by June 1 happens.

Nevada COVID task force winding down as counties reopen

Nevada’s COVID-19 Task Force will begin the process of winding down Saturday as local governments assume management of the pandemic.