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NV Tax Commission Approves Final Regulations
The NEVADA Tax Commission approves final regulations for the Silver State’s nascent recreational marijuana industry. The 258 pages of regulations must still be endorsed by the Nevada Legislative Commission...
In the 1990s Storey County was little more than an expanse of sparsely populated desert in Northern Nevada. Now it’s home to the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center, billed as the world’s largest industrial park, with over 140 tenants, including...
California Vetoes AB 1209
Citing its “ambiguous” details, CALIFORNIA Gov. Jerry Brown (D) vetoes AB 1209 , which would have required large companies in California to disclose data on how they’re paying men and women differently (LOS...
Business In Nevada
Faced with overwhelming demand and limited supply, the NEVADA Department of Taxation votes to begin issuing marijuana distribution licenses to businesses other than liquor wholesalers. The ballot measure endorsed last November by...
New York Approves SB 3898
The NEW YORK Senate approves SB 3898 , which would legalize online poker in the Empire State. It moves to the Assembly (NEWSDAY).
Nevada Signs SB 344
NEVADA Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) signs SB 344 , which requires edible...
Nevada Signs SB 240
NEVADA Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) signs SB 240 , which adds e-sports events – such as competitive video gaming - to the list for which betting is allowed (U.S NEWS & WORLD REPORT).
Nevada Signs AB 113
Staying in NEVADA...
California Approves AB 168
The CALIFORNIA Assembly approves AB 168 , so-called “gender equity” legislation that would bar Golden State employers from asking job applicants about their salary history. It moves to the Senate (SACRAMENTO BEE...
Nevada Approves SB 106
The NEVADA Senate approves SB 106 , which would raise the Silver State minimum wage to $12 per hour by 2022. The measure, which would hike the wage standard by .75 cents every year for the next five years, moves to the Assembly...
Business In NJ
The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules that a 2014 NEW JERSEY law allowing sports betting at casinos and racetracks violated the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a 1992 federal law prohibiting the practice in all...
CA Approves SB 358
The CALIFORNIA Senate approves SB 358, which would bar employers from paying female workers less than men for performing “substantially similar” job duties unless they can show evidence of reasonable differences in training...
IA Says NO Min Wage Hike
The IOWA House kills legislation that would have raised the Hawkeye State minimum wage to $8.75 by 2016 (IOWASTATEDAILY.COM).
ME Vetoes SB 55
MAINE Gov. Paul LePage (R) vetoes SB 55, which would have required pints of...