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Tough Talk on Taxes

A battle is brewing in the Legislature over taxes.



$120m Added to State Budget

Governor Brian Sandoval has delivered an Executive Budget amendment to the legislature that increases the state’s revenue projection.


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Weighing Odds of Internet Gambling

Nevada lawmakers today discuss a bill to allow the Silver State to take the lead on regulating the multibillion-dollar Internet poker industry.


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Gov Threatens to Veto School Bill

Governor Brian Sandoval has threatened to veto a bill that would allow Nevada school districts to use money from a reserve account to build and renovate campuses.


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Stronger Seat Belt Law Considered

The Senate Transportation Committee is considering a measure that would allow law enforcement officers to stop a driver if someone in the vehicle is not buckled up.



Bill Would Give Unclaimed Casino Winnings To State

Unclaimed winnings from cashless slot machines could go to the state, under a bill introduced in the Legislature.


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Lawmakers Introduce Flood of Bills

Yesterday was the last day for lawmakers to introduce their own bills in the Legislature.



Bill to End Early Voting

One lawmaker has introduced a bill to end early voting in Nevada.


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Nevada Legislature Enters 5th Week

School reforms, prisons, concealed weapons, water rights, gender identity and more budget reviews are scheduled to be discussed as the Nevada Legislature enters the fifth week of a 120-day session Monday. On Monday the Senate Judiciary […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/05/2011


Speak Out On School Budget Cuts

An Assembly panel has approved a bill allowing school districts to use more money from their bonds for building new schools and improving old ones. It would thwart plans by Governor Brian Sandoval to use […]

CBS Las Vegas–02/28/2011