Time to rethink Nevada's same-sex marriage ban
"In the 2013 session of the Nevada Legislature, Assemblyman Tick Segerblom, D-Las Vegas, will introduce a bill to overturn the state's ban on same-sex marriage. A bill striking down a constitutional amendment requires passage in two legislative sessions and a general election." Read more at Reno Gazette-Journal.
It's not the Legislature that needs persuading
"The Reno Gazette-Journal Editorial Board deserves credit for urging that the Nevada Legislature review the death penalty to 'determine whether it wants to continue with a costly punishment that is rarely used' [Voices, May 10]: As a cosponsor of such legislation, I agree with that recommendation." Read more at Reno Gazette-Journal.
It's Time for an Annual Legislature
"Richard 'Tick' Segerblom is the fourth generation of his family to serve in the Nevada Legislature, and thus the fourth generation to meet every other year in Carson City. He says that needs to change: We need annual sessions." Read more at Vegas Seven.
Court decision, carbon rules help state all around
"On April 2, 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court determined that the federal government, specifically the Environmental Protection Agency, had the responsibility to control industrial carbon pollution. The decision was in response to a petition by 12 states; three cities; an American territory; and 13 conservation groups, including the Sierra Club." Read more at the Las Vegas Sun.
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