Horne Hopes Brooks Situation Resolved by Mid-March
Assembly Majority Leader William Horne says he hopes the status of embattled Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks is resolved by mid-March.
Horne on Wednesday said by that time the work of an independent counsel appointed to investigate whether Brooks is fit to serve in the Legislature should be complete.
The Assembly Select Committee on Tuesday named Las Vegas attorney Mark Ferrario to conduct the investigation.
Brooks is on paid leave and has been banned from the Legislature Building following two arrests and a hospitalization for a psychiatric evaluation. His first arrest Jan. 19 came after allegedly made threats against Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick, a fellow North Las Vegas Democrat.
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