Legislature

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Lawmakers Look At Live Entertainment Tax

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) _ Nevada lawmakers are taking the first step toward reworking a live entertainment tax that many complain is confusing and filled with too many exemptions.

02/08/2015

Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks (LVMPD photo)

Ex-Nevada Lawmaker Gets 3 Years’ Probation

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Nevada lawmaker whose arrests and expulsion from the Legislature drew intense interest two years ago has been sentenced to three years’ probation on a felony gun charge. A judge in […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/03/2015

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Legislature To Debate Winery Bans, Speed Limit

The legislative session is a whole month away, but Nevadans can already get a sneak peak at nearly 200 bills and resolutions expected to end up before lawmakers this spring.

01/01/2015

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Legislature Moves Toward A Digital World

The state Legislature, which has been criticized at times for hidebound plodding, is about to leap into the ’90s.

06/25/2013

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Sandoval Completes Actions On Legislative Bills

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has finished making decisions on bills approved by the 2013 Legislature.

06/14/2013

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Ariz. GOP Leadership Accuses Brewer Of Playing ‘Chicago Politics’ After Securing Medicaid Expansion Under Obamacare

Ending a six-month legislative session, Arizona lawmakers endorsed a key element of President Barack Obama’s health care law in a huge political victory for Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, after a lengthy fight over Medicaid expansion that divided the state’s Republican leadership.

06/14/2013

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Lawmakers Pass Bills In Special Session

Sleep-deprived Nevada lawmakers quickly passed all five bills they had to deal with in a special session called overnight by Gov. Brian Sandoval.

06/04/2013

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Lawmaker Debate Mining Tax Cap

Consequences of removing constitutional tax measures for the mining industry was the focus of lengthy debate before an Assembly panel, with the mining industry saying it would reduce their tax burden and legislative lawyers saying otherwise.

05/03/2013

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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.

05/01/2013

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Arizona Lawmakers Warn Of Terrorist, Communist Plots Backed By Feds

Arizona Republican lawmakers and activists warned of terrorist and communist plots backed by the government during a passionate hearing last week that saw one state representative joke that supporters should indicate their approval by shooting into the air.

04/15/2013

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