Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed bills into law on Wednesday that will honor firefighters, protect first responders and start the work of studying criminal sentences.
For the bills affecting firefighters and other first responders, Sandoval held a signing ceremony outside the state capitol, with a backdrop of state and local fire officials, a Nevada Highway Patrol car, and fire trucks from Carson City and the Tahoe Douglas Fire District.
“I marvel at your courage, your tenacity and your commitment to all of our constituents and your willingness at a moment’s notice to put your lives on the line,” Sandoval told those gathered, including representatives from Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Clark County fire departments.
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Sandoval has signed nearly 600 bills from the session, and has until Friday to sign into law the more than 30 bills that remain.
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