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January 13, 2021 - 5:09 am
A Nevada lawmaker resigned amid an investigation involving the use of campaign contributions that prompted law enforcement to raid his home in May.
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July 19, 2019 - 5:52 am
A former top Nevada Democratic lawmaker was sentenced Thursday to more than two years in federal prison and fined almost $250,000 for misusing campaign funds to pay personal bills and open a downtown Las Vegas nightclub where he hosted political fundraisers.
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June 12, 2019 - 8:15 am
A judge says a 47-year-old former Nevada assemblyman can be freed on house arrest pending trial on charges he threatened Las Vegas police officers, as long as he makes weekly appointments at a mental health treatment center.
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May 10, 2019 - 4:23 pm
Lawmakers are considering a series of criminal reform bills that could dramatically change how Nevada addresses an expanding prison population, minor traffic infractions and whether people are able to seal low-level marijuana convictions.
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March 18, 2019 - 4:48 pm
When former Assemblyman Michael Sprinkle unexpectedly resigned his seat last week over sexual harassment allegations, he was quickly condemned by the governor and Democratic leadership.
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March 14, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Assemblyman Michael Sprinkle announced Thursday he will resign from the Legislature because he's facing "growing sexual harassment" claims, making him the second high-ranking Democratic legislator to resign in scandal in less than two weeks.
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October 09, 2018 - 4:21 pm
A novice candidate for the state Legislature, who testified he didn't campaign, was late filing finance reports and was surprised to win a Republican primary last June will remain on the November ballot after a judge said Tuesday he didn't have power to disqualify him from office.
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