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.
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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.