Marilyn Kirkpatrick

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Lawmaker Banned From Nevada Legislature

A troubled Nevada state lawmaker has been banned from the legislature and placed on leave while an independent investigation into his recent behavior is conducted.


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Legislature Convening Amid Controversies

The Nevada Legislature begins its new session today, amid a pair of controversies over two of its members.


Assemblyman Steven Brooks (photo: North Las Vegas Police)

More Trouble For Brooks On Eve Of Session

Nevada Assembly leaders say they will appoint a select committee next week to investigate Assemblyman Steven Brooks.


Assemblyman Steven Brooks (photo: North Las Vegas Police)

Troubled Lawmaker Vows To Be In Legislature

A Nevada lawmaker released following a mental evaluation and allegations that he threatened a state Democratic Assembly leader says he’ll serve his elected office when the state Legislature convenes on Monday.


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Assembly Dems Vow “Business As Usual”

Despite controversy surrounding Steven Brooks, lawmakers say the upcoming legislative session will go on with, or without him.


Assemblyman Steven Brooks (photo: North Las Vegas Police)

Brooks Hearing Postponed For Medical Reasons

A court date was canceled for a Nevada state lawmaker hospitalized for a medical and mental evaluation.


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Nevada Legislature Names New Leaders

New leaders have been chosen for the 2013 Legislature.