Updated: 05/23/2013 - A bill providing tax incentives to lure major film producers to Nevada has been amended to appease critics and better its chances of passage.
Posted: 05/23/2013 - Authorizing medical marijuana dispensaries in Nevada has cleared a key Senate committee.
Posted: 05/23/2013 - Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed a bill making it illegal to possess any wildlife that was hunted, acquired or transported from another state or country in violation of laws or regulations.
Updated: 05/23/2013 - A federal judge in Reno has removed one juror but declined to declare a mistrial in Harvey Whittemore's case alleging campaign finance violations after the juror was overheard making a comment that raised questions about whether he could be fair to the former developer and lobbyist.
Updated: 05/22/2013 - A national Republican group is suing Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller for failing to turn over records it says should be made public detailing his travel, compensation, public schedule and cell phone use.
Posted: 05/22/2013 - A far-reaching bill to remake the nation's troubled immigration system is headed to the full Senate after approval by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Updated: 05/22/2013 - A debate over education funding turned bitter on the Nevada Senate floor when Democrats accused Republicans of not wanting to compromise on taxes and the GOP minority leader chastised the majority for failed leadership.
Posted: 05/21/2013 - Crimes that target transgender person because of their sexual identify carry an extra penalty in Nevada.
Posted: 05/21/2013 - A bill requiring universal background checks for gun purchases in Nevada has passed a Senate committee.
Posted: 05/20/2013 - The White House says White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler was first informed about an audit of the IRS' inappropriate targeting of conservative groups on April 24 and that she notified senior staff, including Denis McDonough, the chief of staff to President Barack Obama.
Posted: 05/20/2013 - Nevada lawmakers aren't ready to allow private equity firms to wager chunks of cash at casino sports books.
Posted: 05/20/2013 - Was it an offer they couldn't refuse from their multimillionaire boss doing the bidding for arguably the most powerful man in the U.S. Congress?
Posted: 05/19/2013 - A senior White House adviser insists President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had been targeting tea party groups "when it came out in the news."
Posted: 05/19/2013 - President Barack Obama will address the legality of his administration's controversial drone program during a speech this week.
Posted: 05/19/2013 - Two rural Nevada colleges will feel less budget pain than initially proposed under actions taken by legislative money committees.
Posted: 05/19/2013 - The Federal Election Commission says former U.S. Sen. John Ensign has agreed to pay a $32,000 civil penalty over a payment made by his parents to his one-time mistress.
Posted: 05/19/2013 - Legislative money committees have added $6 million for mental health programs, including a home visit pilot program, community interaction services and more beds for mentally ill inmates at a northern Nevada psychiatric hospital.
Posted: 05/18/2013 - Domestic violence victims would have a way to break housing leases to escape their abusers under a bill amended and approved by a Senate committee.
Updated: 05/17/2013 - Leaving food out for the wild animals roaming the neighborhood after law enforcement says stop could result in fines up to $500 in the Silver State.