Proposed bill would limit federal land control

The ongoing debate over federal control of lands in Nevada will heat up again this week with a hearing on a bill proposed by Assemblywoman Michele Fiore that would prohibit the federal government from owning or managing any lands that it has not acquired with the consent of the Legislature.

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Nevada lawmakers debate PERS bills

Bills seeking modest changes to the state public employees retirement system to reduce the cost of pension benefits for new hires were debated at length Monday in a legislative hearing.




Taxi drivers protest letting Uber operate legally

Dozens of Southern Nevada taxi drivers rallied Monday in front of the Grant Sawyer Building, protesting proposed legislation that would enable transportation network companies, such as Uber, to operate legally in the state.

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EDITORIAL: March Madness means money

March Madness isn’t contained to your TV set. As it does every year in Las Vegas, the NCAA Tournament has taken over the town, with thousands of tourists flooding sports books and plopping down basketfuls of their hard-earned cash on their favorite teams.

Governors forget spending lessons

To pitch his plan for a modified version of the margins tax before the Nevada Legislature, Gov. Brian Sandoval invited former governors Robert List, Richard Bryan and Bob Miller to sit before the Senate and Assembly Taxation Committees, meeting jointly.


Creating a bedtime ritual aids sleep

Drugs are not the best place to begin for people having problems sleeping, says Dr. Mitchell Forman, dean of Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine. Your approach to bedtime may be the problem.