Ahh, July 1. The glorious day when a handful of taxes would return to 2008 levels. Or so promised both Gov. Brian Sandoval and his defeated opponent, Rory Reid, during the last election.
CARSON CITY — North Las Vegas records show Assemblyman John Oceguera was drawing full-time pay as the city’s assistant fire chief during 2009 and 2011 when he was serving much of that time at the Legislature in Carson City, a conservative think tank reported Wednesday.
CARSON CITY — District Judge James Todd Russell met Wednesday with Republican and Democratic lawyers, but set no date for oral arguments on how to redistrict legislative and congressional seats.
CARSON CITY — At first glance, the 2011 Legislature did nothing to make the life of John and Jane Q. Public any worse.
After a tug-of-war between green energy advocates and utility power players during the Nevada Legislature, the debate continues about whether the Silver State went forward or backward in its goal to become a renewable energy leader.
Gov. Brian Sandoval put finishing touches on the 2011 legislative session Friday with a final flourish of bill signings, including putting his signature on controversial smoking, cellphone and tax bills that could come with a political price for lawmakers and the governor.
Poorer rural Nevada counties might not have the money to pay the costs of state-performed social services that the Legislature dropped on them.