Medical marijuana users would need more than a bad blood test to end up behind bars in Nevada on driving the influence charges if a proposal is approved by the state Legislature in 2015.
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Bill Raggio, Nevada’s longest-serving state senator, who died in 2012, left his mark on the state in a multitude of ways, particularly in the arena of education funding and reform.
Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks has pleaded no contest to charges stemming from a freeway chase and a fight with police in Southern California.
Regulations establishing the rules for opening medical marijuana dispensaries in Nevada were approved by the Legislative Commission without comment Friday.
Southern Nevada leaders are starting to scope out priorities — including treansportation, mental health, and funding equity — for the 2015 state legislative session.
Democrats and Republicans are preparing to battle it out over more than 50 legislative seats up for grabs this election year to determine control of the Nevada Legislature in the 2015 session.
Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick offered business owners a state-level view of Southern Nevada’s economic recovery Feb. 6, reassuring the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce that the region was making major strides and could count on continued support from its state legislators.
A judge and a police officer said Wednesday that Southern Nevada spends far too little money to provide sufficient services for the mentally ill and the 2015 Legislature needs to make proper funding of mental health its priority.
The Nevada Legislature’s Sunset Subcommittee plans to call leaders of inactive boards and commissions to see they’re worth keeping.
Embattled Assemblyman Jim Wheeler, R-Gardnerville, has been directed to amend past financial disclosure statements to correct discrepancies pointed out by a potential opponent.
Longtime Assemblyman Bernie Anderson died Friday in a Reno hospital where he had spent several weeks fighting pulmonary problems.
Action was postponed in a California court Friday for ousted Assemblyman Steven Brooks who is awaiting trial on felony charges stemming from a freeway chase and scuffle with police.
Assemblyman Majority Leader William Horne filed Wednesday to run for a Clark County District Court Department C seat against incumbent Judge Carolyn Ellsworth.
Nevadans convicted of intentional acts of animal cruelty would have their names included on a public registry and be banned from owning pets under a bill being drafted by a state lawmaker.
The Nevada secretary of state’s office has ordered embattled Assemblyman Jim Wheeler — the man who said he would support slavery if his constituents wanted it — to explain by Dec. 31 alleged discrepancies in the financial disclosure statements he has filed since 2010.
A state Transportation Department request for authority to use $100 million in bond proceeds to buy right-of-way for the Interstate 15 widening project called Project Neon won approval Monday from lawmakers.
A California court date was pushed back again for a former Nevada legislator Steven Brooks who has been jailed since a freeway chase and scuffle with police the day he was expelled in March from the Nevada Assembly.
Nevada Assemblyman Jim Wheeler issued an apology Tuesday for his statement that he would vote for slavery if that is what his constituents want.
A rural Nevada assemblyman said Monday he wasn’t serious when he told a Republican group that he would vote for slavery if that is what his constituents wanted.
If Nevada elected officials decide to call a special session of the Legislature to deal with the ongoing federal government shutdown, they won’t have much money in the bank to address critical issues from funding food stamps to paying workers to process unemployment insurance claims.
A memorial is scheduled this weekend in Las Vegas for Democratic Assemblywoman Peggy Pierce.
Assemblywoman Peggy Pierce, known for her fearless efforts to raise taxes when others were afraid of even uttering the T-word, died early Thursday after a recurring battle with cancer. She was 59.
Trial has been delayed in California for former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks who is facing felony and misdemeanor charges stemming from a high-speed freeway chase and fight with police the same day he was expelled from the Legislature.