Hardy amendment to protect forests and rangelands passes House in Forestry bill

 The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed H.R. 2647, the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015, which contained Congressman Cresent Hardy’s (NV-4) amendment to empower the Secretary of the Interior to protect and better manage National For … [Read more...]

Governor Sandoval Signs Veterans Legislation

Governor Brian Sandoval signed five legislative bills benefiting veterans on Friday June 12, 2014 and completing a legislative session which furthered his goal to make Nevada the most veteran friendly state in the Nation. With veterans and … [Read more...]

Hardy statement on Administration’s Greater Sage Grouse protection plans

Congressman Cresent Hardy (NV-04) today issued the following statement regarding the Obama Administration's announcement of federal land use plans for the Greater Sage Grouse: “These restrictive plans may be well-intended, but they are coming from … [Read more...]

Nevada Becomes 18th State to Allow Terminally Ill to Access Investigational Medications

Governor Brian Sandoval has signed Assembly Bill 164—The Nevada Right to Try Act—into law. The Right To Try Act allows doctors to prescribe treatments to the terminally ill that are being used in clinical trials but are not yet on pharmacy shelves. Ri … [Read more...]

Hardy supports Defense Authorization passage

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Cresent Hardy (NV-4) today supported H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2016, which passed the House, 269 to 151. The NDAA included two pieces of legislation authored by C … [Read more...]

SB 252 passes Senate

On Tuesday, the Nevada Senate passed the controversial bill SB 252, which would increase business licensing fees in Nevada for all businesses to create funding for Nevada’s failing education system. According to a press release in early March from t … [Read more...]

Nevada’s Religious Freedom Bill is Dead

Assemblyman Erven Nelson confirmed to KSNV reporter Fatima Rahmatullah today that he would “no longer be pursuing” AB 277, the Nevada Protection of Religious Freedom Act (NPRFA) in the 2015 legislative session. “We welcome and  celebrate the news t … [Read more...]

Statement from Assemblyman Brent A. Jones on AB 303: Repealing Common Core

Looking to join Oklahoma and ten other states that have rejected or repealed Common Core standards in education as well as 33 other states that are in the legislative process, Assemblyman Brent A. Jones (District 35 - Las Vegas) will present AB 303 … [Read more...]

Republicans Propose Balanced Budget with No New Taxes

Assembly Majority Whip Jim Wheeler, State Controller Ron Knecht and the group of Republicans presented the Balanced Plan for Growth: A Budget for the New Nevada, an alternative state budget than the one proposed by Governor Brian Sandoval … [Read more...]

Reid announces retirement; others react

A message from Senator Harry Reid announcing his retirement from the Senate: http://www.reid.senate.gov/press_releases/thank-you SENATOR HARRY REID These bruises I have on my face, on my eye, are an inconvenience, but trust me they’re nothing c … [Read more...]