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2013 Legislature: Assemblyman Steven Brooks says he's ready to serve, won't take leave

After initially asking for a medical leave of absence, Assemblyman Steven Brooks, D-North Las Vegas, refused to sign the necessary papers, instead telling lower house leaders - including the Assembly speaker he's accused of threatening - that he is ready to assume his legislative seat and serve.

Assembly Majority Leader William Horne, D-Las Vegas, said Brooks had asked Sunday for leave to take care of his physical and psychological issues.

"Today, he informed us he would not take that leave," said Horne. "We anticipate he will be attending all his committee assignments. He says he's ready to come and serve." …

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