Toward the middle of Thursday’s long Assembly Government Affairs Committee hearing on a bill to build schools but not pay prevailing wages for school construction, Minority Leader Marilyn Kirkpatrick said what was on a lot of people’s minds.
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Debate over a gun bill in the Senate raises the question of when killing is justified in Nevada.
A new bill would relax Nevada’s reciprocity standards when it comes to concealed weapons.
Nevada’s own Dirty Harriet, Las Vegas Republican Asemblywoman Michele Fiore, recently regaled the Chronicle of Higher Education with an oldie-but-goodie among gun lovers.
Assembly Bill 120 would allow students to sue if they believe their free exercise of religion rights have been violated.
After a week away, Steve catches up on some news that broke while he was on staycation.
If you were hoping for a sales tax on services this legislative session, you’re probably going to be disappointed.
Las Vegas is back from the near-dead.
The Nevada Supreme Court (ultimately) rules that a conservative group does not have to disclose the donors who paid for a flier targeting then-Assemblyman John Oceguera back in 2010, because the law at the time didn’t require such reporting.
What a difference two years make!
President Obama has been criticized in the wake of his speech last week to the National Prayer Breakfast, but that criticism mostly misses the point: The president’s grasp of faith is actually quite mature.
Hey, Democratic voters: Remember when those activists told you that elections have consequences, that if you failed to show up at the polls on Election Day, bad things would happen?
A bill to address the problem of people running for offices in areas where they don’t live is back in the Nevada Legislature. But can it really work?
The first hearing on a gun bill in the 2015 session shows battle lines on the gun issue haven’t let up a bit since last session.
A national Democratic group is condemning legislative Republicans for daring to suggest a reapportionment of districts, but may have gone too far in saying such a move would be illegal.
Two lawyers, one of whom had donated to Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s campaign, argue he was right to join 25 other states in suing the federal government over immigration.
Rumors of a conservative revolt against electing Las Vegas Republican John Hambrick speaker of the Assembly turned out to be just talk on Monday, as the 78th session of the Legislature convened.
And once more, we’re underway, cruising the Bermuda Triangle aboard the Flying Dutchman, sailing into a red sun on a ship running wild with black cats, broken mirrors and untossed spilt salt.
Today is Preview, the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce’s annual look at what businesses can expect from the next 12 months.
Carson City has a language all its own. Here’s a handy guide to legislative terminology that will help you understand what’s going on in the capital.
Some things have changed considerably since the last Nevada Legislature convened. Here’s some of the things that are different as the 2015 session gets underway Monday.
It’s no surprise Attorney General Adam Laxalt decided to join 25 other states suing the federal government over President Barack Obama’s most recent executive action on immigration.
Everybody knows taxes are going to be big in the 2015 session. Here’s a list of some other issues that will occupy lawmaker’s time.
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