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State Sen. John Lee reconsidering running for Congress
State Sen. John Lee reconsidering running for Congress
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
State Sen. John Lee’s is reconsidering running for U.S. Congress, his campaign manager confirmed Tuesday night, easing Democratic Majority Leader Steven Horsford’s chance at success in the district.
Rick Perry gets most coveted Nevada caucus endorsement: Gov. Brian Sandoval
Rick Perry gets most coveted Nevada caucus endorsement: Gov. Brian Sandoval
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Gov. Brian Sandoval endorsed Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry today, hoping to give the Texas governor a boost in Nevada's early caucus.
Horsford criticizes Republicans for supporting state's Washington lobbying office
Horsford criticizes Republicans for supporting state's Washington lobbying office
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford accused Republican lawmakers of hypocrisy Wednesday for defending the state’s Washington, D.C., lobbying office while criticizing federal spending.
Rep. Shelley Berkley ventures onto Sen. Dean Heller's turf
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Rep. Shelley Berkley came to Sen. Dean Heller’s home town of Carson City today as part of her “jobs tour,” highlighting contrasts with her presumptive Republican opponent and elbowing some space between her and President Barack Obama.
Head of state's legislative staff to leave after 18 years
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
The longtime head of the state's legislative staff, who weathered 18 years with 63 elected officials as his boss, has served his last session.
Nevada tax could face same constitutional hurdle as Perry's Texas tax
Friday, August 12, 2011
The Texas tax was passed under Republican presidential candidate Gov. Rick Perry, and provides nice political cover for Nevada's pro-tax forces. But Nevada's tax would also face the same constitutional test that the Texas tax faces.
Why Michael Roberson is positioned to lead state Senate Republicans
Why Michael Roberson is positioned to lead state Senate Republicans
Friday, June 24, 2011
Sen. Michael Roberson, the freshman who emerged from the legislative session as conservatives’ top pugilist, will head Republicans’ efforts to retake the state Senate next year. The job positions Roberson to lead the Republican Senate caucus and, if his campaign efforts are successful, the state’s upper house in the future.
Photo: Nevada Assembly Democrats, from left, Speaker John
Bills follow Assembly Speaker Oceguera on his Hawaiian vacation
Monday, June 13, 2011
About 50 bills passed by the Nevada Legislature in the final minutes of the session have taken an overnight trip to Hawaii, to be signed by the Assembly speaker before they’re sent to the governor for review.
NV Energy-backed measure gets approval in final minutes
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
CARSON CITY -- NV Energy made a hard, successful push for a major policy bill requiring the Public Utilities Commission to allow it to build transmission lines, with lawmakers passing it in the final minutes of the legislative session.
With HOA collection bill dead, language revived in another bill
With HOA collection bill dead, language revived in another bill
Monday, June 6, 2011
A portion of a homeowner association bill languishing in committee got reborn in a bit of last-minute legislative maneuvering.
Photo: Gov. Brian Sandoval, general counsel Lucas Foletta
On its final day, Legislature still wrestling with important bills
Monday, June 6, 2011
CARSON CITY - The Nevada Legislature entered its final day of the 2011 session, with lobbyists and lawmakers making their last push on special interest legislation and a bill extending 2009 tax increases. Republicans, led by Sandoval, agreed to extend taxes passed in 2009 that were set to expire on June 30.
Why the Nevada Legislature has until 1 a.m. Tuesday to finish
Why the Nevada Legislature has until 1 a.m. Tuesday to finish
Sunday, June 5, 2011
The Nevada Legislature has, per the Constitution, 120 days to finish the people's business. That would make Monday, June 6 the end of the Nevada 2011 session. Except...
Photo: Senate Bill 174 would cap collection fees when a h
Bill to cap collection fees when HOA bills are past due stays alive
Sunday, June 5, 2011
CARSON CITY - A bill that would put a $3,300 "hard cap" on collection fees when a homeowner becomes delinquent on HOA dues is still alive during the final scrum at the Nevada Legislature.
Surrounded by flames, Sandoval signs an unusual bill
Surrounded by flames, Sandoval signs an unusual bill
Friday, June 3, 2011
Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a bill Thursday night that establishes an apprenticeship fire performer program. If only all bill signings were this exciting.
Bill allowing arena tax districts introduced in Legislature
Bill allowing arena tax districts introduced in Legislature
Monday, May 30, 2011
Senator protests impromptu committee meeting
A bill that would allow special tax districts to finance arenas in Clark and Washoe counties was introduced Monday night in a sudden "behind the bar" meeting of a committee.

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