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Associated Press
August 21, 2020 - 5:34 am
A Nevada judge decided Thursday not to require the state unemployment office to pay out benefits en masse to laid-off workers whose claims have been erroneously delayed or denied.
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Associated Press
August 20, 2020 - 4:15 am
The head of a new state coronavirus compliance review panel says decisions will be made Thursday about whether bars and other businesses will be allowed to reopen just hours later in Nevada’s two largest metropolitan areas and four rural counties.
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Blood samples in sample tube with label COVID 19 and judges gavel. Quarantine and law against covid-19.
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Associated Press
August 06, 2020 - 5:08 am
Nevada lawmakers voted to shield certain industries from coronavirus-related legal liability and require hotels and casinos to enact worker protection measures after days of complicated negotiations with Gov. Steve Sisolak’s office and the state’s most powerful labor and business interests.
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Associated Press
August 05, 2020 - 6:13 am
Nevada lawmakers passed a bill on Wednesday to expand eligibility for unemployment benefits to workers who decide returning to their jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic is too risky.
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People protest against the passage of a mail-in voting bill during a Nevada Republican party demonstration at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on August 4, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Associated Press
August 05, 2020 - 5:06 am
A few hundred people in Las Vegas chanted “open up the polls”and “Recall Sisolak” Tuesday as they held signs for President Donald Trump and protested a law signed this week by Gov. Steve Sisolak to mail ballots to all of the state’s active voters ahead of the November election.
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Associated Press
August 03, 2020 - 6:02 am
Nevada lawmakers passed three resolutions on Sunday that propose changing provisions of the state Constitution that cap the amount of taxes that can be levied on the mining industry and require two-thirds majorities in the Legislature to raise taxes.
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Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak speaks during a press conference in the Nevada State Legislature Building in Carson City on June 24, 2020.
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Associated Press
July 21, 2020 - 5:11 am
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Monday signed five bills passed by the Legislature restoring some of the $536 million in cuts the governor outlined in his proposed budget and creating a federally funded grant program for schools facing coronavirus expenses.
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Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak speaks during a press conference in the Nevada State Legislature Building in Carson City on June 24, 2020.
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Associated Press
July 20, 2020 - 5:08 am
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced he no longer plans to keep lawmakers in the state capital for a second special legislative session to address criminal justice and coronavirus-related concerns of business and worker groups legal liability and worker protections.
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Associated Press
July 20, 2020 - 5:04 am
The Nevada Legislature approved immense cuts to the state’s health and education budgets on Sunday in an effort to rebalance the state budget amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and plummeting revenue projections.
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Associated Press
July 17, 2020 - 5:07 am
After a week of mostly behind-the-scenes discussions, the Nevada Legislature’s emergency special session grew contentious Thursday during middle-of-the-night sparring over a proposal to cap tax deductions for mining businesses that stalled hours after it was introduced.
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