League of Women Voters Of Nevada Legislative Update!

League Legislative Update!

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SJR2, which ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment to the US Constitution, will be on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday, March 1st for a vote at 11am.

You can watch the recorded Senate Legislative Operations and Elections hearing on this historic resolution on February 20th here:


To be the most effective, please contact your Senator to let him/her know that you support SJR2.  You can find your Senator by going to http://mapserve1.leg.state.nv.us/whoRU/ and put your address in at the top of the page on the right-hand side of the page. 

When the district numbers (the colored numbers) appear, click on them to see your Nevada Senator.  Click on your Senator’s name to go to his/her bio page; you will then be able to see that person’s email address.

When you email your Senator, please be polite, put Vote Yes On SJR2 in the subject line, and then provide a concise, personal reason why the ratification of the ERA is important to you or someone close to you.

You can watch the floor session from the legislative website on Wednesday here: https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Calendar/A/

You can also register your opinion about this resolution on the legislative polling page: https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Opinions/79th2017/A/


SB147, which provides tax credits to employers who help employees find and pay for childcare, will be heard Thursday March 2nd at 3:30pm in the Senate Revenue and Economic Development Committee.

If you support this bill, you can provide public comments at the Grant Sawyer Building at 555 E. Washington Ave., in room 4412E.  Please sign-in when you arrive, put you are in favor of the bill, and indicated that you will provide public comments.

You can also register your opinion about this resolution on the legislative polling page: https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Opinions/79th2017/A/

You can watch the hearing online from the legislative webpage: https://www.leg.state.nv.us/App/Calendar/A/

3:30 PM

Senate Committee on Revenue and Economic Development


  • Room 2135 of the Legislative Building, 401 S. Carson St., Carson City, NV.
  • Videoconferenced to Room 4412E of the Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 E. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV.


To let the committee members know that you support the bill and would like each one to please vote yes, you can contact these Senators:

Julia Ratti – Chair   Julia.Ratti@sen.state.nv.us

Aaron D. Ford – Vice Chair   Aaron.Ford@sen.state.nv.us

David R. Parks     David.Parks@sen.state.nv.us

Patricia Farley      Patricia.Farley@sen.state.nv.us

Michael Roberson    Michael.Roberson@sen.state.nv.us

Ben Kieckhefer     Ben.Kieckhefer@sen.state.nv.us

Heidi S. Gansert     Heidi.Gansert@sen.state.nv.us

Please put Vote Yes on SB147 in the subject line, be polite, and provide a concise personal reason why you support SB147.