Outgoing governor: Nevada has to solve death penalty issue


              Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford participates during a pardons board meeting at the Nevada Supreme Court in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak says he hopes his failed proposal to clear death row before he leaves office in two weeks starts a needed conversation about capital punishment ahead of the next legislative session. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
            
              Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nevada Kristina Pickering listens to family testimony during a pardons board meeting at the Nevada Supreme Court in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak says he hopes his failed proposal to clear death row before he leaves office in two weeks starts a needed conversation about capital punishment ahead of the next legislative session. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
            
              A pardons board meeting takes places at the Nevada Supreme Court in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, second right, says he hopes his failed proposal to clear death row before he leaves office in two weeks starts a needed conversation about capital punishment ahead of the next legislative session. State lawmakers are set to meet in Carson City starting in February. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
            
              Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford, left, and Gov. Steve Sisolak, listen to former Nevada death row inmate James Allen, speaking in favor of an incarcerated man during a pardons board meeting at the Nevada Supreme Court in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
            
              Gov. Steve Sisolak speaks during a pardons board meeting at the Nevada Supreme Court in Las Vegas, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Sisolak said Tuesday that he hoped his failed proposal to clear the state's death row starts a “necessary conversation” about capital punishment as state lawmakers head into their next legislative session in February. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
Outgoing governor: Nevada has to solve death penalty issue