Criminal Justice Reform

Flanked by lawmakers and advocates, Governor Steve Sisolak signs AB431.
Paul Boger / KUNR Public Radio

Governor Steve Sisolak has approved a measure that will restore the voting rights of thousands of ex-felons upon the completion of their sentence or parole.

Lawmakers in the Nevada Assembly are set to pass a measure that could overhaul the state's criminal justice system.
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A bill aimed at making sweeping reforms to Nevada’s criminal justice system is making its way through the legislature. 

Lawmakers in Nevada are advancing hundreds of bills after a lat night deadline.
Jana Sayson / KUNR Public Radio

A proposed constitutional amendment aimed at appointing judges and a measure that would have legalized physician-assisted suicide were among the victims of the latest deadline in the Nevada 2019 legislative session. KUNR’s Political Reporter Paul Boger has the latest.