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.
Sleep-deprived Nevada lawmakers quickly passed all five bills they had to deal with in a special session called overnight by Gov. Brian Sandoval.
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.
Governor Brian Sandoval has put his signature on just six bills approved by the Legislature this session.
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.
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.
A proposal for a specialty license plate marking 150 years since Nevada became a state has had its first hearing in the Legislature.
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.
State lawmakers began their first day in the Legislature by voting to get paid.
Members of Nevada legislative money committees have begun a review of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s $6.5 billion general fund budget proposal.