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Prison Term Bill Designed As Money-Saver

A bill before the Nevada Senate proposes simplifying prison terms and the parole system.

02/13/2013

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Panic Buttons Installed In Nevada Legislature

Now that embattled Assemblyman Steven Brooks has been banned from the Legislative Building, security has been tightened.

02/13/2013

Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks (photo courtesy Nevada Legislature)

Brooks Ousted From Democratic Caucus

Assemblyman Steven Brooks is no longer a member of the Democratic caucus.

02/07/2013

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Lawmakers Put Money Where Mouths Are

Nevada lawmakers are showing solidarity with state workers who’ve been forced to take pay cuts.

02/06/2013

Assemblyman Steven Brooks

Embattled Assemblyman Taking Leave of Absence

After being sworn in with the rest of the Legislature, Steven Brooks, the 40-year-old Assemblyman from North Las Vegas accused of making threats against the Speaker of the Assembly, will then step away for treatment of what are said to be ongoing physical and mental health issues.

02/04/2013

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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.

02/04/2013

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Bill Would OK Internet Gambling Across State Lines

The nation’s gambling capital is taking steps to make sure it is not dealt out of the lucrative online poker market as more states enter the bourgeoning industry.

02/03/2013

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Construction Defects Battle Set For Carson City

Over the past several years, the number of construction defect cases in Nevada has spiraled out of control.

01/30/2013

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.

01/28/2013

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Nevada Ranks Low In Corruption Prevention Study

The State Integrity Investigation gives Nevada a grade of D-minus for having procedures in place to prevent wrongdoing by lawmakers.

01/23/2013

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