A proposed 2 percent margins tax on Nevada businesses could result in the loss of 3,610 private sector jobs in 2015, according to a new study released Tuesday and commissioned by a conservative think tank that opposes such a levy.
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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.
Many Nevada groups have long contended that a law approved by the 2005 Legislature requiring citizen-backed initiative petitions to confine themselves to a single subject has thwarted public access to the ballot. A coalition of groups is now challenging the single-subject limitation and is about to have its day in court.
Funeral services are scheduled Monday in Virginia City for Bob Thomas, a former Nevada assemblyman and newspaper columnist.
The Clark County Commission is expected to revisit its ordinance banning horse tripping, also called horse roping, after members of Nevada’s Legislative Hispanic Caucus expressed disappointment at a 6-1 vote on Tuesday keeping the prohibition intact.
Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks pleaded not guilty in Southern California on Tuesday to felony and misdemeanor charges stemming from a police chase and confrontation in March.
State Sen. Mark Manendo might not be able to talk to the animals but he has made their cause his own in the Nevada Legislature.
The conservative group Citizen Outreach has been fined $10,000, plus attorneys fees and costs of $7,600, for failing to file campaign expense reports detailing the source of funds to pay for mailers criticizing then-Assemblyman John Oceguera in his 2010 re-election campaign.
Western Nevada College President Carol Lucey announced Tuesday she will step down from her position, saying she is unwilling to serve as president through another legislative session.
New social media and personal credit privacy laws have been enacted recently in a number of states around the country — including Nevada — could present problems for businesses, according to a Las Vegas-based labor and employment attorney.
Earlier this year, members of the Nevada Assembly took a pass on a controversy involving Assembly freshman Andrew Martin, D-Las Vegas, over questions about whether he actually lived in his district.