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Lawmakers unanimously approved an unprecedented package of incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to Nevada. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nevada Lawmakers Approve Tesla Tax Breaks

Sparks Assemblyman calls Tesla plant the biggest thing to hit the state since the Hoover Dam was built.

09/11/2014

Senators Accuse GM Of Covering Up Defective Switch

Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.

04/07/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to reporters after attending the weekly Democrat policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol on March 11, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Reid: Climate Change Is ‘A Question Of Our Own Survival’

Democratic senators clocked an all-nighter, working in shifts into Tuesday morning to warn of devastation from climate change and the danger of inaction.

03/11/2014

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 07/11/13: Senator Rand Paul, Insider Threats, And The Gripe Line

A showdown approaching, the Senate’s top party leaders clashed in unusually personal terms on Thursday over the confirmation – or lack of it – of President Barack Obama’s top-level appointments.

07/11/2013

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Senate Dems Seek Paroll Tax Increase

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he’s opposed to a plan announced by Senate Democrats to raise the state’s payroll tax

05/13/2013

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Fewer Bills Becoming Nevada Law

Governor Brian Sandoval has put his signature on just six bills approved by the Legislature this session.

05/01/2013

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Nevada Assembly Passes Sex Education Overhaul

State lawmakers are saying it’s about time Nevada updates is sex education curriculum.

04/23/2013

Las Vegas visitors can now hail a ride from a taxi or limo company using their smartphone. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

NV Senate Advances Cellphone Tracking Bill

The Nevada Senate has approved a bill designed to give law enforcement quicker access to cellphone locations in times of emergency.

04/19/2013

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sen. Harry Reid’s Nevada Hometown Up For Sale

The tiny Nevada town that’s home to one of the most powerful men in Congress is up for sale.

02/07/2013

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Assembly and Senate Democrats Launch Website

Building a Better Nevada begins with you. That’s the message from Nevada Democrats as the 77th Legislature begins.

02/04/2013

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