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Nevada Gov. Sisolak signed Assembly Bill 126, which changed Nevada’s presidential caucus system to a government-run primary election. The bill requires to the presidential primary to be held on the first Tuesday in February in a presidential election year.

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The Nevada Legislature adjourned sine die June 1. In the last day of the session, the Legislature passed bills to license cannabis lounges; overhaul state voting policies; change the date of the state’s presidential primary; and mandate all active voters […]

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The Nevada Legislature reopened its doors to the public April 15. Lobbyists can attend hearings and schedule appointments with lawmakers but must submit to a COVID-19 rapid test before entering. Only 63 members of the public, or one person per […]

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The Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau activated the lobbyist registration function on their website due to the passage of Assembly Bill 110. Lobbyists will now be able to complete registration statements for the 81st Session of the Nevada Legislature. Pursuant to […]

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Gov. Steve Sisolak signed Assembly Bill 110, which revises the Nevada Lobbying Disclosure and Regulation Act. The bill changes the definition of a lobbyist by removing the requirement to appear in person at the Capitol building or any other building […]

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Four conservative Nevada lobbyists are suing Gov. Steve Sisolak, Attorney General Aaron Ford, Legislative Counsel Bureau Director Brenda Erdoes, and Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro. They argue they are suffering irreparable harm from COVID-19 prevention rules keeping the legislative session […]

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The Nevada Assembly has introduced a bill to revise the definition of a lobbyist by removing the requirement to appear in person at the Capitol building or any other building the Legislature or their committees hold meetings. Assembly Bill 110 […]

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Commissioners appointed Fabian Donate and Tracy Brown-May to seats in the Nevada Legislature, filling two vacant seats the day after the 2021 Legislature convened in Carson City. Donate will represent Senate District 10, a seat vacated when Yvanna Cancela resigned […]

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The 2021 legislative session will start off closed to all but lawmakers, essential staff, and some members of the media. All others will participate virtually, according to a logistics plan issued by the Legislative Counsel Bureau. The plan released on […]

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The 32nd Special Legislative Session adjourned shortly after midnight and the final bills have gone to Gov. Steve Sisolak for his signature. Lawmakers wrapped up the state’s latest special session with a deeply divisive amendment. This amendment cuts schools and […]

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State legislators passed a bill Sunday adding Nevada to a growing list of states mailing all active voters ballots ahead of the November election amid the coronavirus pandemic. The bill now heads to Gov. Steve Sisolak. If he signs it […]

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The Nevada Legislature’s 31st special session came to an end Sunday after 12 legislative days of grinding progress on a focused agenda to close a $1.2 billion state budget gap. During the budget focused special session, lawmakers passed four bills […]

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The Nevada Legislative Counsel Bureau sent a notice stating the requirements for registration and reporting of lobbyist activities will not be applicable to the upcoming special session. To prevent potential spread of the coronavirus, access to the legislative building during […]

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Gov. Steve Sisolak officially called for the Nevada Legislature to convene in a special session on July 8 to address the state’s fiscal year 2021 budget crisis. At a later date, the governor’s office will issue the formal proclamation to […]

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