Carson City, Nevada - This weekend across America, we come together to celebrate the 239th anniversary of the birth of our nation.  On July 4th 1776, our founders took a bold step toward building a lasting democracy that would become a beacon of freedom for the world. Their signatures on the Declaration of Independence represented a willingness to sacrifice their treasure, their honor, and their lives to build a nation on the proposition and promise of freedom, equality, and independence for all Americans.

Carson City, Nevada - Today, Governor Brian Sandoval authorized the Nevada Attorney General to file suit challenging the new federal “Waters of the United States” rule. Sandoval released the following statement after the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers issued a Final Rule which greatly expands the scope of waters covered by the Clean Water Act.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval announced today that Richard Whitley has been appointed Director of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Whitley has served as Interim Director of the department since February of this year.

Governor Brian Sandoval signed several pieces of legislation into law. Sandoval has signed 390 bills as a result of the 78th legislative session thus far. Highlights of the measures signed into law today can be found below followed by a full list of bills enrolled following signature:

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today signed into law major education reform legislation passed during the 78th Legislative Session.  Each of the measures signed were components of his State of the State Address in which he outlined his vision for transforming and modernizing Nevada’s education system.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval signed 27 pieces of legislation from the 78th legislative session into law today.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval took action on 71 pieces of legislation today, approving 68 into law and vetoing 3. As a result of the 78th Legislative Session, Sandoval has signed a total of 503 measures and vetoed 4.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval tonight issued the following statement after the Nevada State Legislature concluded the 78th Legislative Session.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval took action on 45 pieces of legislation today. Measures approved today include increased accountability measures for K-12 public education and charter schools and a bill that would reimburse teachers when they buy classroom supplies with their own money.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval released the following statement today after the Nevada State Assembly passed the Nevada Revenue Plan. This measure will provide the necessary revenue to fully fund the Governor’s budget which includes an unprecedented investment and reforms in education through targeted programs aimed at boosting student achievement.

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