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No Cap on Nevada Check Up Likely

Posted: 03/30/2009 - Nevada lawmakers say they're likely to go against Gov. Jim Gibbons' recommendation and allow continued enrollment in a program that provides health insurance to low-income children.

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Legislature: Week Nine Starts Monday

Posted: 03/27/2009 - Nevada lawmakers start the 9th week of their 2009 session on Monday with more hearings that are likely to produce challenges to some of the deep budget cuts proposed by Gov. Jim Gibbons.

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Legislature Debates Same-Sex Partner Bills

Posted: 03/27/2009 - Emotions ran high on Friday as Nevada lawmakers debated bills dealing with same-sex domestic partners and discrimination based on sexual orientation and "gender identity or expression."

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Measure Would Protect Elderly

Posted: 03/27/2009 - A state Senate panel was urged Friday to approve a power-of-attorney measure aimed at protecting Nevada seniors from abuses by caregivers and, in some cases, their own children.

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Lawmakers to Restore Health Funding

Posted: 03/27/2009 - A Senate-Assembly budget subcommittee signaled Thursday that it won't go along with all of Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons' proposed cutbacks in funding for personal assistants who help elderly and disabled Nevadans.

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Assembly Panel Votes for New State Court

Updated: 03/27/2009 - An Assembly panel has voted for a proposed intermediate appeals court that would be sandwiched between the state Supreme Court and Nevada's district courts.

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Legislative Panel Wants Museum Funding

Updated: 03/27/2009 - Members of a Senate-Assembly budget panel say they want to find funding to keep state museums operating as close to current levels as possible, rejecting Gov. Jim Gibbons' proposed cuts that would close some museums or cut their hours.

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Assembly Panel Backs Lottery Plan

Updated: 03/27/2009 - A Nevada Assembly panel voted Thursday to back a plan for a lottery in the nation's No. 1 gambling state, despite arguments that it would compete with slot machines and other games of chance.

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Senate Panel OKs Plan Targeting Money-Laundering

Posted: 03/26/2009 - A plan allowing no-warrant seizures of funds on prepaid debit or stored-value cards, to block money-smuggling by drug-dealers or financing for terrorists, was approved Thursday by a Nevada Senate panel despite critics' constitutional concerns.

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Senate Votes for New Way to Elect Judges

Posted: 03/25/2009 - The state Senate voted 14-7 on Wednesday for a plan that would end Nevada's current system of electing judges and replace it with a variation of the so-called Missouri plan system of appointing jurists.

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Nevada Legislator Seeks Taser Law

Posted: 03/25/2009 - A Nevada legislator wants a state law to prevent Taser use that could result in deaths, but faces opposition from police who said they already have thorough stun-gun policies in place.

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Lawmakers Oppose Prison Closure

Posted: 03/25/2009 - Key lawmakers in a Senate-Assembly budget subcommittee say they are likely to go against Gov. Jim Gibbons' recommendation and keep the old Nevada State Prison in Carson City open for the next two years.

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Bill Would Allow Property Tax Rolls Online

Posted: 03/24/2009 - The Assembly Taxation Committee voted Tuesday for a bill that would let officials in Nevada publish an annual list of property taxpayers and their property values on an Internet Web site rather than in local newspapers.

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Lawmakers Debate Death Penalty Moratorium

Posted: 03/24/2009 - Nevada lawmakers are debating a bill that would impose a moratorium on capital punishment in Nevada until mid-2011, while a study is done on the cost of the death penalty.

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Nevada Assembly Panel Debates Water Bills

Posted: 03/24/2009 - An Assembly panel is debating measures to raise fees to ensure the state can properly oversee its water resources and to conduct research on water resources in arid Nevada before water is piped from one location to another.

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Senate Panel Hears Medicaid Testimony

Posted: 03/23/2009 - Senate Health and Education Committee members were urged Monday to support a bill calling for a study of Nevada's Medicaid system.

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More Education Spending Proposed

Posted: 03/23/2009 - A state senator wants more than $1.6 billion added to K-12 education funding, in addition to the lawmakers' usual allocation for the schools, to help improve Nevada's ranking near the bottom among states in educational dollars spent per student.

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Busy Week Eight to Begin Monday

Posted: 03/20/2009 - Nevada lawmakers are expected to introduce more than 100 bills and discuss federal stimulus funds, budgeting accountability and pay raises in the Nevada governor's office as they start the eighth week of the 2009 session on Monday.

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Green Jobs Initiative Advances

Posted: 03/20/2009 - A "green jobs" initiative sought by Nevada Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford was endorsed Friday by a key legislative committee.

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Lawmakers Support Stimulus Waiver

Posted: 03/20/2009 - Irritated Nevada lawmakers said Friday they were disappointed with a lack of details from a top state university-college official on how federal stimulus funds could be used to avoid proposed budget cuts.

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