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.
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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.