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Texas (AP) So exactly how much is enough in the Texas Rainy Day Fund ? Lawmakers will debate that question as the 83rd Legislative session sprints into its final weeks, deciding whether $6.1 billion is sufficient, or if the state need $7 billion in
How much Las Vegas visitors were overcharged by cabdrivers who "long-hauled" them to and from the airport, according to a legislative audit. The number of endangered Devil's Hole pupfish left on Earth, according to the latest count by researchers
Scratch That There are few things more dangerous than a freshman legislator with a plan. On May 23, Rep. Scott Sanford , R-McKinney, decided that he was going to lead a rebellion to end the lottery in Texas. He and 80 other assembled Tea Partiers and
A measure that would legalize gay marriage in Nevada if voters approve passed the Senate late Monday on a 12-9 vote after an emotional, hour-long debate. Senate Joint Resolution 13 would amend the state constitution to remove a provision declaring
Nev. (AP) There's a weird vibe in the halls of the Nevada Legislature, a kind of eerie stillness, like when the birds stop chirping and the wind dies to a deafening hush just before a huge storm...But with a little more than six weeks to go in the
Senate Joint Resolution 7 passed on a 26-9 vote and now goes to the state Assembly. In a press release, Lieu noted that congressional bills that seek to impose regulations on helicopters have languished in the face of industry opposition. He urged
A resolution that could eventually lead to annual sessions for the Nevada Legislature won approval Tuesday in the state Senate on a straight party-line vote. The vote on Senate Joint Resolution 8 was 11-10 with Democrats in support and Republicans
Republican lawmakers and their allies have been thwarted in pursuing their conservative agenda in the 2013 Legislature. They have been blocked on issues ranging from establishing a school voucher plan to reining in what they see as excesses in Nevada'
The first step in a long road to legalizing gay marriage in Nevada was taken Thursday when a Senate committee voted to support a resolution that would ask voters to repeal a provision in the state constitution recognizing only heterosexual unions.
The state Senate on Wednesday passed an array of measures involving judges and school safety. One measure, Senate Joint Resolution 21, would let voters decide to give the governor and Senate more control of the selection of judges. Applications for