Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks, already facing possible charges for threatening to harm a legislative leader, was arrested for the second time in less than a month early Sunday, this time on charges of domestic battery and obstructing an officer.
Rural and northern lawmakers might resist but the shifting of state revenue to Clark County is coming, thanks to the growing population and power of Southern Nevada lawmakers, who occupy 46 of the 63 seats in the Legislature.
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.
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.
CARSON CITY - The Nevada Assembly Democratic Caucus announced late Wednesday that Assemblyman Steven Brooks, D-North Las Vegas, is no longer a member. Democrats control the Assembly with 27 members to 15 Republicans, so the loss of one member is not...