Nevada’s test positivity rate is once again dropping but, unlike late last week when just a couple of counties were flagged for elevated risk of transmission, five counties were back on that list Wednesday.
Lawmakers reviewing human resources budgets voted unanimously Wednesday to restore more than $300 million to the Medicaid budgets.
Several members of the money committees objected Tuesday to specific cuts to K-12 education funding in the governor’s recommended budget.
Gov. Steve Sisolak said Monday the state has received the federal guidance for how Nevada can spend the American Rescue Plan funding.
Attorney General Aaron Ford on Friday asked the Senate Judiciary Committee to give his office the power to conduct “pattern and practice” investigations into the policies and conduct of law enforcement agencies in Nevada.
Peace officers from nearly every agency in the state gathered at the capital Thursday to honor three who died this past year.
Law enforcement joined community organizations, including the ACLU, on Thursday to support legislation making it more difficult for police to get no-knock warrants that allow them to break into a residence without warning.
Taxable sales increased 2.8 percent in February, finishing the month at $4.92 billion.
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.
Members of the money committees on Wednesday balked at the plan to put $8 million in federal COVID-19 funding into the Donor’s Choose Internet platform after being told that organization would get more than $1 million of the funding in overhead costs.