After a legislative career that included a record eight terms as Assembly speaker, Joe Dini says he knows a sure-fire way for legislators to avoid partisanship in the session that begins Feb. 4 and leave Carson City in June not hating each other.
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.
It’s been a bad month for Steven Brooks. The Democratic Assemblyman from Las Vegas is in pain from medical problems and, he says, a physical beating he took before he was arrested and accused of threatening to harm Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick.
Through creative accounting, controversial Las Vegas Township Constable John Bonaventura in the past month has paid lawyers Spencer Judd and Robert Pool, against the wishes of Clark County commissioners, the Review-Journal has learned.
The strange saga of Assemblyman Steven Brooks, who faces a felony charge of threatening Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick, got a bit stranger Wednesday when he made a brief appearance at the Legislative Building.
The 2013 Nevada Legislature doesn’t convene for another few weeks, but the pre-session budget subcommittee hearings where lawmakers will get their first chance to publicly comment on it will start Wednesday.
Embattled Assemblyman Steven Brooks, D-North Las Vegas, did not show up Tuesday morning at the Legislative Building for a planned news conference on an alleged threat against the Assembly speaker.