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A recall petition seeking to remove Democratic Senator Joyce Woodhouse has enough valid signatures to force a recall election according to the Nevada Secretary of State’s Office. The recall petition was filed in August by a former Nevada Republican Assemblyman […]

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A former Nevada Republican Assemblyman filed a recall petition with the Nevada Secretary of State this month seeking to recall Democratic Senator Joyce Woodhouse and replace her with her Republican opponent from the 2016 election. Under Nevada law, petitioners are […]

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June 6, 2017  •  

Nevada Legislature Adjourns

The 79th session of the Nevada Legislature adjourned just after midnight local time on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. A package of budget bills was passed, resolving a stalemate many thought would not be resolved by the end of the regular […]

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January 3, 2017  •  

Reno Lobbying Law Takes Effect

A new lobbying law took effect on January 1, 2017, requiring lobbyists to register with the city clerk, to inform the city of their clients, and to wear lobbyist badges when in City Hall. The ordinance also includes civil and […]

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October 14, 2016  •  

Nevada Special Session Adjourns

The Nevada Legislature adjourned a four-day special session sine die on October 14, 2016. Lawmakers approved a bill allocating funding for an NFL stadium and the expansion of a convention center in Las Vegas as well as a bill to […]

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On October 12, the City Council adopted a new lobbying law for the city of Reno, Nevada. The Registration and Regulation of Lobbyists ordinance requires lobbyists to register with the city clerk, to inform the city of their clients, and […]

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October 6, 2016  •  

Nevada Special Session Called

Gov. Brian Sandoval has called a special legislative session beginning October 10 to discuss the proposed Las Vegas football stadium for the NFL’s Oakland Raiders. The session is expected to also address education funding for the upcoming biennium, expansion of […]

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September 29, 2016  •  

Reno Set to Pass Lobbying Law

On September 28, the Reno, Nevada, City Council moved one step closer to creating a lobbying law for the city. The council unanimously agreed to put the proposed ordinance over to October 12 for a second reading and adoption. The […]

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September 16, 2016  •  

Nevada Special Session Likely

Gov. Brian Sandoval plans to call a special legislative session in early October to approve an estimated $1.9 billion stadium funding plan. The Southern Nevada Tourism Committee is working with the Oakland Raiders and a group of private developers to […]

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On August 10, the Reno, Nevada City Council and the City Charter Committee met to discuss a possible new lobbying law. The City Charter Committee recommended adding a new lobbying law to the city charter unless the City Council passes […]

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On May 25, the Reno City Council unanimously voted to defer the question of whether to pass a lobbying law for the city. Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve objected to the ordinance because it only applied to city council members and […]

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On May 25, the Reno City Council will consider requiring lobbyist to register with the city. At tomorrow’s council meeting, an ordinance is being introduced entitled “Registration and Regulation of Lobbyists.” The ordinance would require lobbyists to register with the […]

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February 22, 2016  •  

Monday News Roundup

Lobbying New Mexico: “Senators Credit KOB As They Pass Campaign Finance System Reform” by Ryan Luby for KOB Campaign Finance New Mexico: “‘Dark Money’ Disclosure Bill Dies in Final Days of Session” by Trip Jennings for New Mexico In Depth […]

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December 21, 2015  •  

Nevada Adjourns Special Session

On December 19, the Nevada Legislature adjourned its four day special session sine die. Four bills passed facilitating a move to bring the electric car manufacturer Faraday Future to Nevada. The legislation has already been signed into law by Gov. […]

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