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Nevada lawmakers wrap legislative session just in time

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Posted at 9:25 AM, Jun 01, 2021

CARSON CITY (AP) — Nevada lawmakers have wrapped up their 2021 legislative session just before the clock struck midnight and forced them to adjourn.

They passed dozens of high-profile bills up to moments before the clock struck their midnight deadline.

Bills they passed increase taxes on the mining industry, license cannabis lounges and overhaul state voting policies.

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They also change the date of the state's presidential primary and mandate that all active voters be sent mail-in ballots in future elections.

Some bills died before lawmakers adjourned. They included a measure to offer a straight-ticket voting option on ballots.

The Legislature is scheduled to convene for its next regular session 2023.

By SAM METZ AP / Report for America