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2013 Legislature: Assemblyman Brooks to take medical leave

A Las Vegas assemblyman, who has been the center of several bizarre incidents in the past couple of months, agreed to take a medical leave after being sworn in Monday.

Assemblyman Steven Brooks was arrested Jan. 19 after allegedly threatening violence against chamber Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick, D-North Las Vegas.

"He has some medical issues he needs to get wrapped up," Kirkpatrick said

By the end of the day, Kirkpatrick, said details of that leave still are up in the air with Brooks wanting to return in as little as a week to 10 days and leadership wanting a more open …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Feb 5, 2013 03:23AM Published Feb 5, 2013 03:22AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.