Local News


Nevada lawmakers making progress on budget crisis

Posted at 11:43 PM, Jul 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-16 02:44:18-04

NEVADA (KTNV) — Lawmakers in Carson City are making some progress in addressing the state's budget crisis.

Mining and other mineral extraction companies will be prepaying their taxes. The measure passed through the Senate Wednesday evening with a 19-2 vote.

Nevada is currently facing a more than $1 billion budget shortfall.

Nevada lawmakers to discuss bill with Gov. Sisolak's proposed budget cuts