Nevada makes history as first female-majority legislature convenes


Nevada made history February 4 as the first female majority Legislature in the country convened in Carson City.

Assembly members were sworn in earlier this morning. Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson praised the “milestone” to applause.

Cathleen Allison of Nevada Momentum shared a photograph of the thirty-two female members of the Nevada Legislature standing as a group.

This story originally appeared on on Feb. 4, 2019. Written by Amy Abdelsayed for KTNV 13 Action News. 

Author: Amy Abdelsayed

Amy Abdelsayed is a journalist in Las Vegas, NV. She currently works as a digital content producer for KTNV 13 Action News (ABC affiliate). Previous work experience includes What's On Magazine, Boulder City Review, KSNV News 3 (NBC affiliate), Tesla and Apple.

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