Mid June, Nevada Highway Patrol leadership implemented a ban on symbols affiliated with far-right extremist groups, then quickly reversed the ban after criticism that it was overly broad by an employee union, according to The Nevada Independent.
A bill created by House Democrats in response to nationwide protests calling for police reformation has been stalled due to lack of bipartisan consensus.
A letter led by Sen. Jacky Rosen was sent to Gov. Steve Sisolak, Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson and state Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro requesting the removal of the Sen. Pat McCarran’s statue from the U.S. Capitol. Additionally, the letter, co-written by Rep. Steven Horsford, supports a name change of the McCarran airport.
A law written by Justice Neil Gorsuch protects workers from being fired, discriminated against, or turned down from a job based on their sexual orientation.
Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson revealed that bill AB478, requiring annual police training on de-escalation, racial profiling and implicit bias, is not being enforced.
In a press conference in Reno, Gov. Steve Sisolak addressed the violence that occurred Saturday, March 30. “As governor, I encourage folks to exercise their peaceful First Amendment rights to protest,” he stated.