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  • DUI trial for Nevada assemblyman pushed back to July 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 9:23 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - A Carson City judge set a late July trial date for a Nevada assemblyman who was charged with driving under the influence and possessing a firearm while intoxicated after being found asleep in his parked car near the Capitol while the Legislature was in session.

  • GOP Las Vegas councilman Bob Beers drops bid for US Senate 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 3:09 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Republican Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers says he's dropping his long-shot bid for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democratic Sen. Harry Reid.

  • Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval vetoes career-low 7 bills 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 8:08 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval vetoed a career-low seven bills that passed the Republican-controlled Legislature, including measures aimed at breaking up a tiny Nevada town and changing rules on special license plates for classic cars.

  • Sandoval signs bill funding Northern Nevada Veterans Home 
    Updated: Jun-12-15 7:59 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Gov. Brian Sandoval signed bills Friday aimed at helping veterans, including one that provides $14 million to build a Northern Nevada Veterans Home, in what he said is an effort to make Nevada the most military- and veteran-friendly state in the nation.

  • A look at Nevada's potential US Senate candidates story has photos
    Updated: Jun-09-15 8:13 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - After Nevada Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Tuesday that he wouldn't seek the Senate seat soon to be vacated by Democratic Sen. Harry Reid, the race is starting to come into sharper focus.

  • Sandoval signs education scholarship, teacher bonuses bill 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 7:14 pm

    RENO, Nevada - With his college-bound daughter watching over his shoulder Monday, Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law legislation creating millions of dollars in incentives to help combat Nevada's severe teacher shortage.

  • Governor asks officials to support self-driving cars 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 5:01 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Gov. Brian Sandoval said Monday he wants state transportation officials to consider adding support for self-driving cars as part of a multimillion-dollar highway widening and expansion project in Las Vegas.

  • Lobbyists, interest groups grade the 2015 Nevada Legislature 
    Updated: Jun-06-15 2:17 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - It was a brave new world when Republicans swept all constitutional offices and both houses of the Legislature in November for the first time in more than a century. Nobody knew what an era of conservative control would mean for the state. As the dust settles, lobbyists offer their grades on the outcome of the historic, 120-day legislative session.

  • Police acknowledge wiretaps in Nevada lawmaker bribery case 
    Updated: Jun-05-15 7:24 pm

    LAS VEGAS - Court-authorized wiretaps were used to monitor phone calls during the 120-day Nevada Legislature in a criminal probe spurred by allegations that a political consultant tried to bribe at least one state lawmaker, Las Vegas police acknowledged Friday.

  • Why Burning Man just got more expensive 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 2:02 pm

    RENO, Nevada - Nevada Burners might have conflicting feelings about a new tax ushered in by the Nevada Legislature.

  • Gov. Sandoval signing Read by 3, Zoom, Victory school bills 
    Updated: Jun-03-15 5:20 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Fresh off a legislative session that brought victories for his policy agenda and $1.1 billion tax plan, Gov. Brian Sandoval visited Las Vegas schools Wednesday to sign bills aimed at turning around Nevada's dismally ranked public education system.

  • Fiercely debated measures die as legislative session ends 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 6:45 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada's 120-day legislative session has finally drawn to a close, and many of the hot-button issues debated during the session ended up dying at midnight on Monday.

  • Nevada Legislature ends session, decides several hot issues story has photos
    Updated: Jun-02-15 6:25 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers wrapped up their 120-day legislative session after passing a major tax hike and a budget with significant new investments in education.

  • Proposal dumping Nevada's presidential caucus system fails 
    Updated: Jun-02-15 3:20 am

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers have killed a measure that would have changed the state's presidential caucus to a primary election.

  • All Nevada Highway Patrol troopers to wear body cameras 
    Updated: Jun-01-15 11:07 pm

    CARSON CITY, Nevada - Nevada lawmakers have approved a measure requiring all Nevada Highway Patrol troopers to wear portable body cameras by 2016.