CARSON CITY — Assemblyman Steven Brooks will have to wait one year to buy a gun in Nevada from a licensed gun dealer because of information identified in a background check, the state Department of Public Safety said Monday.
State officials have initiated a routine background check to determine whether troubled Assemblyman Steven Brooks can purchase a rifle from a Northern Nevada sporting goods store.
Prostitution victims, law enforcement and others testified Wednesday at the first hearing of a bill that would create a new crime of sex trafficking to replace current pandering laws.
CARSON CITY — Troubled Assemblyman Steven Brooks has been put on leave with pay and banned from the Legislative Building following the adoption Monday of rules by an Assembly committee reviewing his conduct over the past several weeks.
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.
A state Senate panel took quick action Tuesday to try to establish an intermediate appeals court in Nevada – a proposal last rejected by voters in the 2010 election.