Archive for February, 2015

Guinn Center Legislative Update: February 23, 2015Read More

Nancy Brune

February 23rd, 2015 -

Legislative Guide Now Available The Guide to the Nevada Legislature 2015-2016 is now available online. Printed copies may be obtained at the Legislative Building in Carson City and at the Las Vegas Office of LCB in the Grant Sawyer State Office Building. This free, colorful, 33-page booklet, published by LCB’s Research Division around the beginning…

Guinn Center Legislative Update: February 16, 2015Read More

Nancy Brune

February 16th, 2015 -

How to Contact Legislators and Voice Your Opinion The legislative website at www.leg.state.nv.us allows anyone, anywhere to follow Nevada’s legislative actions and reach their representatives through the Internet. Contact information for legislators, including email addresses, are readily available on the site (through the “Contact Information” link midway on the right side of the website; or…

Guinn Center Legislative Update: February 9, 2015Read More

Nancy Brune

February 9th, 2015 -

Understanding the Committee Process Most standing committees (e.g., Senate Committee on Health and Human Services) do not take action on a bill at its initial hearing, unless it is noncontroversial or deemed to require prompt action. Time is provided for Committee members to review testimony, and consult on possible amendments with their colleagues, lobbyists and…

Guinn Center Legislative UpdateRead More

Nancy Brune

February 4th, 2015 -

Introduction The Guinn Center for Policy Priorities will be publishing regularly a “Legislative Update” to help inform readers about activities and actions during the 2015 session of the Nevada Legislature. In our nonpartisan manner, we will (1) summarize committee hearings and actions, and recap floor actions in both houses, (2) provide an overview of the…

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