CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada attorney general's office says unless specifically authorized by lawmakers, boards and commissions are not allowed to pay their directors and legal counsel more than 95 percent of what the governor makes.
When state officials voted to close Nevada State Prison in Carson City, they lost the state's one and only execution chamber. Now we have more than 80 people on death row and nowhere to carry out the sentence.
Eight Nevada same-sex couples joined a federal suit seeking to overturn the state's ban on gay marriage. But Governor Brian Sandoval is now asking the court to dismiss the suit. He says the issue should be decided by the state, not a federal suit. The governor is also named as a defendant in the suit. Should the governor speak out, or should he let the suit move forward? Political pundit Steve Sebelius joins us for analysis.
Scandal and low approval ratings hound Governor Jim Gibbons and opponents are chomping at the bit for the primary. Republican Mike Montandon makes his case to unseat the incumbent. Do you have questions? Call 258-3552 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. That's Monday at 9 a.m.