Updated: 03/23/2013 - The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada says the state's medical marijuana law is unconstitutional because it doesn't allow patients with prescriptions for medical marijuana to legally obtain it.
Updated: 03/21/2013 - Republicans who want to close a campaign finance loophole that allows some former elected officials to hold onto campaign cash present their bill Thursday, a day after being blindsided by a complaint alleging violations by a former Republican Assembly leader.
Posted: 03/21/2013 - The House has passed a huge stopgap spending bill to keep the government open through the end of September, sidestepping any threat of a government shutdown.
Updated: 03/20/2013 - The Legislative Counsel Bureau says legislators did not overstep boundaries in dealing with embattled Assemblymember Steven Brooks. In a letter to the Nevada Supreme Court, the LCB stated it is within the purview of the legislature to handle matters relating to its members.
Posted: 03/20/2013 - The Senate has passed a huge spending bill to keep the government open through the end of September, preventing a government shutdown but leaving in place automatic spending cuts that will mean job furloughs for hundreds of thousands of federal workers.
Updated: 03/20/2013 - Republican Nevada Congressman Mark Amodei has announced the death of his 80-year-old mother.
Updated: 03/20/2013 - Sparks police say they have arrested a man accused of stealing Assemblyman Steven Brooks' car Monday night.
Posted: 03/19/2013 - Some southern Nevada lawmakers had little sympathy for rural higher education advocates who asked for more money and time to prepare for a new funding formula that will shift money to Las Vegas campuses.
Updated: 03/19/2013 - Medical marijuana patients in Nevada would have a legal way to buy the drug under a bill introduced Monday by Democratic state Sen. Tick Segerblom.
Updated: 03/19/2013 - Nevadans would pay more at the pumps under a bill introduced in the Nevada Senate.
Updated: 03/19/2013 - State lawmakers are considering using the sale of abandoned properties to help alleviate some of the financial strain on Nevadans seeking higher education.
Updated: 03/19/2013 - If you are tired of all the graffiti around the Truckee Meadows, there's a bill which passed unanimously out of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday morning that could help curb tagging. It calls for harsher penalties for tagging historic buildings and sites, and expands the definition of those historic designations.
Posted: 03/18/2013 - The Clark County School District would get millions of dollars to help young children learn to speak and understand English before entering elementary school.
Updated: 03/19/2013 - State lawmakers are continuing their tough stance on sex trafficking by introducing two bills aimed at raising awareness of the problem and helping victims.
Updated: 03/19/2013 - Newly eligible Medicaid enrollees would pay for some medical services under a bill introduced in the Nevada Senate.
Updated: 03/18/2013 - Retired Nevada Supreme Court chief justice Bob Rose is recovering at a Fallon hospital from injuries he suffered in a car accident.
Updated: 03/18/2013 - Former longtime northern Nevada Assemblyman John Marvel has died at the age of 86.
Updated: 03/18/2013 - The Supreme Court will hear arguments today about validity of Arizona's voter registration law. It tries to keep illegal immigrants from voting by demanding that all residents show documents proving their U.S. citizenship before registering to vote in a national election.
Updated: 03/18/2013 - The measure would require insurers to provide coverage for oral drugs that is equivalent to conventional intravenous drugs used in chemotherapy.
Posted: 03/16/2013 - Returning to the national stage, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin says the Republican Party must broaden its message in order to grow.
Updated: 03/15/2013 - The Nevada Supreme Court has given Nevada lawmakers two extra days to answer claims by embattled Assemblyman Steven Brooks that he is entitled to be seated in the state Assembly.
Updated: 03/15/2013 - Discussion Thursday afternoon on a proposed bill that aims to keep guns out of the hands of people deemed mentally ill and a danger to themselves and others.