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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
It's early in the Michael Roberson era at the Legislature, and his political acumen is still being measured, but it's already clear the Republican state senator knows how to start a donnybrook...The Senate minority leader leads a group of Republicans
The State Senate could soon consider a number of changes to the judicial selection and retention process. The Senate Rules Committee last week passed three measures that would let voters decide whether changes should be made. The measures could be
Washington politics is front and center in Nevada's capital as the third week of the Nevada Legislature begins Monday. Here are five highlights of the legislative agenda for the upcoming week: D.C...Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will address a