Amid a buffet of government-run mortgage relief programs that many struggling Nevada residents say they’ve heard nothing about, Bruce Breslow thinks he finally has a program that fatigued homeowners will pay attention to.
Rather than punishing drug users, state Sen. James Settelmeyer said this week he wants to “get them some help” through a bill to require people receiving public assistance to submit to random drug tests.
Lawmakers made good progress in the first week of the Legislature analyzing his proposed budget, Gov. Brian Sandoval said in an interview Friday.
North Las Vegas Mayor Shari Buck and Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick clashed Thursday after the mayor said the state must be fair and give her city $25.8 million a year in additional state taxes.
Assembly Democratic leaders took the unprecedented step Thursday of forming a select committee which could recommend the ouster of their colleague Steven Brooks for being unfit for office.
In a show of solidarity with state employees, all 63 state legislators voted Wednesday to reduce their own pay by 4.8 percent, or about $421 during the legislative session scheduled to end June 3.