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Legislature in Review: Nevada Democrats Get Things Done in 2019 Session

Nevada’s historic female-majority legislature came together and passed legislation to improve the lives of hardworking families across our state–from making protections for pre-existing conditions permanent to raising the minimum wage. Here’s a look at what Nevadans are reading now that the 2019 session has come to a close:


Associated Press: Nevada Legislature: Lawmakers wrap up session after tackling abortion, guns

CBS News: First majority-female legislature pushing for change in Nevada

The Washington Post: Where Women Call The Shots

KVVU: Women majority already making impacts on Nevada legislature

Las Vegas Sun: Democrats in Legislature capitalize on chance to enrich Nevadans’ lives

Associated Press: Nevada lawmakers wrapping up after Democrats flex power

Las Vegas Sun: 2019 Legislature in review: History on several fronts

The Nevada Independent: Sisolak touts teacher pay raises, K-12 funding overhaul passed by Legislature

KLAS: Legislative session wraps up, CCSD announces money to fund teacher raises

Nevada Current: Legislature passes additional education funding, new formula

KVVU: CCSD says it can fund teacher raises with passage of multiple bills

KOLO: Lawmakers pass school funding formula overhaul to end session

HuffPost: Nevada Gov. Signs Bill To Restore Voting Rights To People Released From Prison

Las Vegas Review-Journal: Nevada governor signs law for transparency in asthma drug prices

KTVN: Gov. Sisolak Signs Bill Creating Patient Protection Commission

Las Vegas Sun: Sisolak OKs protections for pre-existing conditions, fix for surprise medical bills

Vox: Nevada is lifting abortion restrictions, even as other states pass near-total bans

Reno Gazette-Journal: ‘Red flag’ gun law, boost to minimum wage clear last big hurdles in the Nevada Legislature

Bloomberg: Paid Time Off Mandate for Employers Passes Nevada Legislature

The Nevada Independent: Sisolak signs gun background check bill into law implementing long-stalled ballot question

Associated Press: Nevada Legislature gives final OK to ‘red flag’ gun bill

Las Vegas Review-Journal: Wrongful conviction compensation approved in Nevada

Bloomberg: Nevada Aims to Rid Its Grid of Fossil Fuels