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Working On Compromise

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) – Nevada Assembly Republicans say they can overcome past differences and work together to pass Gov. Brian Sandoval’s budget by the end of the session.


Lawmakers unanimously approved an unprecedented package of incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to Nevada. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nevada Lawmakers Approve Tesla Tax Breaks

Sparks Assemblyman calls Tesla plant the biggest thing to hit the state since the Hoover Dam was built.


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Fewer Bills Becoming Nevada Law

Governor Brian Sandoval has put his signature on just six bills approved by the Legislature this session.


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Nine Candidates Qualify To Replace Brooks In Assembly

Clark County Commissioners will decide at their meeting next Tuesday who will represent North Las Vegas in the state Assembly, replacing ousted Assemblyman Steven Brooks.



Assembly and Senate Democrats Launch Website

Building a Better Nevada begins with you. That’s the message from Nevada Democrats as the 77th Legislature begins.


UNLV football

Safety Of Athletes Debate

Nevada legislators are working to knock out head injuries among high school athletes.


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Preview Of Week 12 Of The Nevada Legislature

Nevada lawmakers face another big deadline and marathon floor sessions when the 12th week of the Nevada Legislature begins Monday. On Tuesday, all non-budget bills not otherwise exempt must pass out of their house of origin […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/23/2011


Transgender Job Protection Bill Passes Assembly

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Assembly has approved a measure to protect transgender people from employment discrimination .Lawmakers voted 29-13 today on Las Vegas Democratic Assemblyman Paul Aizley’s bill, AB211,  to add gender identity […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/18/2011


Speak Out On School Budget Cuts

An Assembly panel has approved a bill allowing school districts to use more money from their bonds for building new schools and improving old ones. It would thwart plans by Governor Brian Sandoval to use […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/28/2011


Nevada Assembly Passes Jobs Bill

The Nevada Assembly has approved a bill giving preference to contractors who hire Nevada workers. AB144 passed with one opposed, Assemblyman Ed Goedhart of Amargosa Valley. Under the Nevada Jobs First Initiative, contracts who hire at least 50 […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/19/2011