Legislature

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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

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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

UNLV football

Safety Of Athletes Debate

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

05/13/2011

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Texting Ban Moves Ahead

An Assembly panel has approved a bill to ban drivers from texting or chatting on cell phones.

03/30/2011

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Looking for a Lottery

Several Las Vegas high school students have urged lawmakers to approve a state lottery.

03/30/2011

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Lawmakers Look at Lottery

Lifting a constitutional ban in Nevada on a state lottery will be discussed during a legislative hearing.

03/29/2011

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