Legislature

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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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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.

NewsRadio 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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Nevada Legislators Approve Paychecks

State lawmakers began their first day in the Legislature by voting to get paid.

02/05/2013

Governor Brian Sandoval (photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Gov. Sandoval’s Budget Under The Microscope

Members of Nevada legislative money committees have begun a review of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s $6.5 billion general fund budget proposal.

01/23/2013

campout

Camping In Carson City For A Cause

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Tents are scattered about the grounds of the Nevada Legislature for a campout by advocates who support a Democratic tax package. The compound is being dubbed “Sandoville” — a reference […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/17/2011

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Safety Of Athletes Debate

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

05/13/2011

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