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February 5, 2013
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Legislature open for business

The 77th session of the Nevada Legislature opened for business Monday with the usual pomp and circumstance but little of the drama members were afraid might occur around the swearing in of Assemblyman Steven Brooks, D-North Las Vegas.

Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick D-North Las Vegas, called for bipartisan commitment to "move the state forward by working for the common good." She served notice in a brief address that she is "not afraid to do things just a little bit different."

Kirkpatrick, who has received praise from the Republican members for her willingness to work across the aisle, called for leadership "that …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Feb 5, 2013 05:29PM Published Feb 5, 2013 03:23AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.