Legislature

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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

(photo: Sean Whaley/special for KXNT)

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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Nevada Officials Deny Assemblyman’s Rifle Purchase

A troubled Nevada assemblyman who has been barred from the Legislature after allegedly threatening some colleagues won’t be able to buy a gun for at least a year, and authorities said Monday they remain on heightened alert and continue to monitor him closely.

02/26/2013

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Lawmakers Hear Bill For 150th Anniversary Plates

A proposal for a specialty license plate marking 150 years since Nevada became a state has had its first hearing in the Legislature.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–02/23/2013

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Bill Creates Student Loan Program For Unemployed

The 2013 Nevada Legislature began discussing measures to curb the state’s unemployment problem just days into the session with a new student loans bill.

02/07/2013

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