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Stories with organization: Nevada State Legislature
  • Hundreds pay respects to Joe Dini in Yerington 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 7:01 pm
  • YERINGTON, Nevada - Several hundred of Joe Dini's friends, family and colleagues paid their last respects Tuesday at a funeral mass for the former, longtime Nevada Assembly speaker who was described as a quiet, humble man who became a "legislative giant" with a nose for compromise during more than three decades in the legislature.

  • GOP Arizona lawmakers upset at Nevada range clash 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 7:38 pm
  • PHOENIX - A group of Republican Arizona lawmakers are upset with a brewing showdown in Nevada between the federal government and a rancher who claims rights to graze his cattle in a remote area about 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas.

  • Joe Dini, longtime Nevada Assembly speaker, dies 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:37 pm
  • CARSON CITY, Nevada - Former Nevada Assembly Speaker Joe Dini, a gentle-voiced statesman who used power of persuasion and friendship to bridge partisan divides through a long legislative career, died Thursday at a Reno hospital. He turned 85 just two weeks ago, on March 28.

  • DA rejects Hatch Act complaint against assemblyman 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:32 am
  • LAS VEGAS - Prosecutors in Las Vegas have rejected a complaint alleging that Nevada state Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson violated a ban on federal workers engaging in partisan politics.

  • Panel conducts Nevada redistricting process 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 12:00 am
  • CARSON CITY, Nevada - Unlike some other states where Republicans used their gains in statewide elections to seize control of the redistricting process after the 2010 census, the re-drawing of Nevada's voting districts was done by a court-appointed panel and overseen by a judge.

  • Ex-Nevada lawmaker enters plea deal in Calif. case 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 2:14 am
  • VICTORVILLE, California - A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has entered into a plea deal in the felony case.

  • Ex-Nevada lawmaker pleads no contest in California 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 9:38 pm
  • LAS VEGAS - A former Las Vegas-area lawmaker has pleaded no contest to charges stemming from a freeway chase and a fight with police in Southern California.