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.
The Nevada Supreme Court handed off to legislators a Nevada State Education Association business tax petition Thursday, in effect crying “Let the tax battle begin.”
Nevada health authorities might get a new tool to deal with mentally ill people who appear to be a danger to themselves or others: a court order committing them to outpatient care and regular medication.
Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick jokingly mimicked Assemblyman Steven Brooks’ “Jesus-on-the-cross” photo that appeared in Friday’s Review-Journal.