CARSON CITY — Conservative Republicans, banks and almost everyone else expressed tentative support Wednesday for Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley’s bill to lessen the foreclosure crisis in Nevada.
CARSON CITY — Gov. Jim Gibbons’ proposal to save $1 million by closing the state Consumer Health Assistance Office was challenged Monday by lawmakers who noted the office has saved Nevadans $30 million in health care expenses since it opened in 2000.
CARSON CITY — Assembly Speaker Barbara Buckley introduced a bill Monday that she estimates could reduce the number of foreclosures of owner-occupied homes in Nevada by about 12,970.
CARSON CITY — The head of Nevada’s Republican Party says four new Democratic legislators are being targeted in a “guerrilla” effort to head off any higher taxes by chipping away at the Democrats’ veto-proof 28-14 majority in the Assembly.
CARSON CITY — Why do some Las Vegans drive 80 miles every week to a gas station in Dolan Springs, Ariz., or 40 miles to a convenience store on the California side of Primm?
A raucous crowd of more than 600 teachers and parents blasted potential state budget cuts for K-12 education during a rally Saturday at Chaparral High School organized by the Clark County Education Association, the teachers’ union.
CARSON CITY — Nevada lawmakers start their second week of the 2009 session on Monday with a review of Republican Gov. Jim Gibbons’ plan to save money by abolishing the state’s Consumer Health Assistance Office.
CARSON CITY — Senate Minority Leader Bill Raggio, R-Reno, complained Friday that the “so-called sound stimulus package” being debated in the U.S. Senate will be of little help to Nevada because the state must spend hundreds of millions of dollars it doesn’t have in order to qualify for key federal education grants.