Nicolas Cage says filmmakers would love to shoot in Nevada
Flores elaborates on painful, personal story in Legislature's sex education debate
Sen. Ford's amendment driving 'Brianna's Law' to victory at Nevada Legislature
Farm aid: Home-based food producers stymied by regulations may be helped by cottage food laws in legislature
While some chefs and restaurateurs seem frustrated by Southern Nevada Health District regulations, the operators of less traditional mom-and-pop food endeavors face their own frustrations. Last November, Quail Hollow Farms in Overton made headlines when inspectors paid a visit to a Farm to Fork dinner, where they intended to serve a multicourse meal of meats they had butchered themselves and vegetables they had grown. According to the Las Vegas Sun, it was shut down because of a lack of labels, USDA certification and receipts — exactly the things you wouldn’t expect to find when dining on a farm. The SNHD reportedly responded by pouring bleach on the food.
BY AL MANCINI
April 17, 2013
Senate Resolution Supports Land Bill
The Nevada Senate Committee on Natural Resources has approved a Do Pass motion on Senate Joint Resolution 14, which provides Nevada Legislative support of the ‘Lyon County Economic Development Act (H.R. 696).’
The Committee hearing last Tuesday featured testimony from 10 people in support of the resolution, including from Rep. Stephen Horsford, the bill’s sponsor in the House. There was no opposition testimony.
By Keith Trout
April 10, 2013
Nevada Looks to Capitalize on Cinematic Success
LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas is becoming a hot commodity in Hollywood. Our city is the star of several movies coming out this year, and local leaders are trying to cash in on Sin City's cinematic success.
By Scott Daniels, Reporter and Nick Pantazi, Photojournalist
Mar 14, 2013
Committee appears split on 'Brianna's Law' allowing DNA testing of felony suspects
“Brianna’s Law” — a bill named after Reno murder victim Brianna Denison which would allow DNA testing of everyone arrested for a felony — had momentum in its first hearing at the Nevada Legislature Thursday due to emotion and preparation.
By Ray Hagar
Mar 14, 2013
Legislature looks to ban bear hunting in Nevada
CARSON CITY — Nevada’s 2-year-old bear hunt would come to an end under a bill heard Wednesday at the Legislature.
By Andrew Doughman
Mar. 7, 2013
Senator proposes tax incentives for film industry
CARSON CITY, Nev. — A bill before the Nevada Senate proposes generous tax incentives to persuade the film industry to set up shop in the Silver State, which has seen film revenue tumble in recent years.
By MATT WOOL-BRIGHT
Feb. 22, 2013
A new cottage industry bill has been proposed by Sen. Aaron Ford that would allow for home cooks, bakers and farmers to sell products without becoming a commercial kitchen. The bill, referred to as the Baker’s Bill, would permit home cooks to sell baked goods and dried teas. The Baker’s Bill will be sponsored by Ford in this year’s legislative session.
By Ashley Hennefer
Feb. 21, 2013
Yerington bill introduced in House
Hoping to get it considered as soon as possible, U.S. Representative Steven Horsford last Thursday introduced the long-discussed Yerington lands bill into the House of Representatives.
By Robert Perea
Feb 20, 2013
Democrat Ford running for District 11 Senate seat
Las Vegas lawyer Aaron Ford announced Monday that he will be a Democratic candidate to replace term-limited Sen. Mike Schneider, D-Las Vegas, for the District 11 seat in southwest Clark County, west of Interstate 15.
CARSON CITY -- By Ed Vogel | LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL CAPITAL BUREAU
Jan. 9, 2012
Nevada senate Democrats endorse Aaron Ford for District 11
Today, January 9, 2012, the Nevada Senate Democrats announced they have endorsed Aaron Ford to run in Senate District 11. Senator Michael Schneider, who cannot seek reelection because of term limits, currently represents the District.
David Phillips | 2010 Examiner