CARSON CITY — Gov. Jim Gibbons said Tuesday that he will veto the domestic partnership bill giving same-sex couples the same legal rights as married couples if it passes both houses of the Legislature.
CARSON CITY — State lawmakers have voted to restore funding for rural mental health clinics, keeping open nine clinics of the 11 that Gov. Jim Gibbons proposed to close.
CARSON CITY — The Nevada Senate’s top Democrat told lawmakers Monday that a new program for low-risk parole violators and drug and alcohol offenders would reduce the state’s prison population and save millions of dollars in taxpayer money.
CARSON CITY — Senate Minority Leader Bill Raggio on Monday pitched the need for a state-financed tax study, noting that one hasn’t been performed in 20 years.
Nevada’s lieutenant governor asked a judge on Monday to disqualify the state attorney general, who’s prosecuting him on charges of mishandling a big college savings program, and to dismiss the charges.
CARSON CITY — The sale of novelty lighters would be outlawed in Nevada under a bill approved 28-12 Monday in the state Assembly.
CARSON CITY — Nevada lawmakers start the 11th week of their 2009 session on Monday by reviewing a plan that could hold down state costs by keeping some probation violators from serving more prison time.
There’s a $3 billion hole in the Nevada budget. Or is it $2.2 billion?
CARSON CITY — It was deadline day Friday at the Legislature.
CARSON CITY — Patrons who visit Nevada’s 25 legal brothels won’t be handing over an extra $5 to cover the costs of a state tax on sex.
The Senate Taxation Committee on a 4-3 vote Thursday killed Senate Bill 369, which would have imposed the first state tax on services performed by prostitutes.