John Sadler, LasVegasSun.com

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Nevada special session to focus solely on budget, not social reform

The special session of the Nevada Legislature on Wednesday will strictly tackle the $1.2 billion budget deficit caused from the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Steve Sisolak’s office said tonight. → Read More

Sisolak's budget proposal: Deep cuts to education and health services

The report reiterates the state will be “forced to take deep cuts in services and programs designed to help many of those most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.” → Read More

Nevada legislators face enormous task of balancing budget amid pandemic

Nevada lawmakers will face a challenge this week of finding more than $1 billion to cover a deficit caused by the economic downturn from coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Special legislative session set to start July 8

A special legislative session is scheduled to start July 8 to tackle the state’s massive budget shortfall for fiscal 2021, Gov. Steve Sisolak announced today. Besides addressing the ... → Read More

Group seeks 'army of voters' to resist Sisolak's mask mandate

Nevada’s order requiring face coverings in public has drawn the ire of a recently-formed political action committee who claims the mandate is an overreach of powers by Gov. Steve Sisolak and an infringement on individual freedom. → Read More

Las Vegas Strip workers sue over coronavirus safety concerns

Sixto Zermeno worked three shifts at the Signature hotel-condos at the MGM Grand after businesses in Nevada reopened from the coronavirus shutdown. After his third shift, he had a fever, body aches and the worst headache he’s ever had, he said. → Read More

Sisolak extends current phase of virus reopening plan

Gov. Steve Sisolak will sign a directive extending the second phase of the state’s reopening into early July, after last week calling discussion of a third phase “tabled.” Sisolak is signing the ... → Read More

Special sessions date to early days of Nevada’s statehood

There have been 30 special sessions called in Nevada, with the first coming in 1867 — just three years after the state entered the union — and the most recent in 2016 ... → Read More

Special session will have limited availability to public

The legislative building will be closed to the public during the session, and access will be limited to legislators and “essential staff.” → Read More

How do I know if my mail-in ballot was received in Nevada

Nevada voters wondering if their mail-in ballot was counted in the June primary election can find out online. → Read More

Residential evictions will resume Sept. 1 in Nevada

Evictions can resume Sept. 1 for non-payment of rent for residential tenants. Commercial evictions begin on July 1. → Read More

Sisolak: Nevada to require face masks in public in COVID-19 fight

Sisolak said he doesn’t want to have to take steps backwards in reopening the economy, which is why he is mandating wearing a mask. → Read More

Mayor's online broadcasts keep Mesquite residents in the know about the pandemic

Mesquite Mayor Al Litman's overriding message to the residents in his city 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas is to “keep the faith” and stay “Mesquite strong” during the pandemic. And more often than not, Litman has to find ways to get that message out on his own. → Read More

Nevada Legislature’s special budget session pushed to July

A special session of the Nevada Legislature is planned for early July, after Gov. Steve Sisolak approved a request to delay the start, state lawmakers said. The governor previously said ... → Read More

Director of Nevada's unemployment program leaving post because of threats

Heather Korbulic, the interim director of the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, is leaving her post after two months because of threats from jobless ... → Read More

Lawmakers want Sen. McCarran statue removed over racist legacy

Nevada Democrats in Congress want state lawmakers to remove a statue of former Nevada Sen. Pat McCarran from the U.S. Capitol because of his racist legacy. They also expressed support for ... → Read More

Sisolak considering ‘enhanced’ face mask policies

Gov. Steve Sisolak has asked his medical advisory team to provide recommendations regarding “enhanced” face mask policies as the number of coronavirus cases in ... → Read More

Nevada's House incumbents projected to win in November

Nevada’s three Democratic incumbents from the U.S. House of Representatives are projected to be reelected in the November general election, according to two nonpartisan newsletters that provide forecasts of national elections. → Read More

Young immigrants celebrate court ruling on DACA protections

Three decades ago, Rafael Lopez’s family brought him from Mexico to Nevada. He was only a year old. Lopez, now 31, has never been to Mexico. He’s grown up here and is living under the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which protects undocumented immigrants who came to ... → Read More

Nevada lawmakers celebrate court ruling protecting LGBT people from job discrimination

Nevada lawmakers and LGBT activists celebrated Monday's historic U.S. Supreme Court ruling that protects LGBT people from employment discrimination. The 6-3 decision means federal laws on → Read More