It’s the Nevada Assembly’s turn to be the grown-ups in Carson City when it decides whether to gut the anti-SLAPP law, which is meant to deter lawsuits filed to punish and silence critical commentary and investigative journalism.
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Officers at Southern Desert Correctional Center can relate to the challenges of watching over hundreds of inmates with insufficient staffing and equipment.
Steve Wynn is looking to weaken the state’s anti-SLAPP law. And if you know anything about Steve Wynn’s record of success at the Legislature, you know he usually gets his way.
When Eric Hilton speaks, the clarity of his message is undeniable: Las Vegas can be known as a great place for medical care.
In a move that defines courage and class, Gary Gray’s wife, County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani, set aside her grief and matched listener donations in his name during the ongoing KNPR fundraiser.
Corrections officers at High Desert State Prison contend untrained assistants are used to pad staffing figures and make it appear they are meeting proper inmate supervision ratios. They say, it is a recipe for neglect, abuse, and tragedy.
Before some casino corporations turned customer relations into an algorithm, the hosts — like Allan “Jamup” Hirschorn — were walking barometers of high roller health. They knew who had money and how much credit they could handle.
No one in Carolyn Goodman’s camp was shouting two weeks before Election Day. And campaign co-managers Tom Letizia and Bradley Mayer were feeling downright grim.
Nevadan “Wheezer” Dell broke into the big leagues in 1912 with the St. Louis Cardinals. The highlight of a brief but respectable career was an appearance in Game 5 of the 1916 World Series against the Boston Red Sox, which was then led by lefty pitching sensation Babe Ruth.
Sen. Harry Reid makes no bones about his backing of the Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto, daughter of his longtime friend, the late Democrat and County Commissioner Manny Cortez.
He may have logged more than seven successful years as the police union’s leader. He might have put in more than 31 years with Metro, including a dozen with S.W.A.T. But that doesn’t improve Chris Collins’ odds of getting a going-away party from the Police Protective Association’s executive board.
With the campaign clock ticking low, Oscar Goodman late last week decided to weigh in on behalf of his wife and Las Vegas mayoral successor Carolyn Goodman in her increasingly heated battle for re-election.
Interviews with High Desert State Prison corrections officers paint a troubling picture about a lack of equipment and training that endangers the safety of both the prison employees and the inmates under their charge.
Bad things sometimes happen in prisons. It’s the nature of the beast. But what is sure to surprise some people is how poor the pay, benefits and working conditions are for Nevada corrections officers.
Getting Sen. Harry Reid on his show was quite a coup, but then “State of Nevada” producer Joe Schoenmann got a telephone call from President Obama.
The internal politics of the Police Protective Association, usually locked away in the police union’s backroom, is spilling into the public with the battle over the ouster of Executive Director Chris Collins.
Nevada Republicans are a lot like the Donner Party; without someone as juicy as Harry Reid to pick on, they wind up eating their own.
The Police Protective Association Executive Board is attempting to oust Executive Director Chris Collins from his leadership role in the union, multiple sources confirm.
When Sen. Harry Reid elaborated on his decision to retire, the confusion really began. His attempt to choreograph the media reaction wound up raising more questions than it answered.
There is a scandal involving High Desert State Prison, but it might not be where you think it is.
Few people were better prepared for for life in the Nevada Legislature and university board of regents than Jack Schofield, who died earlier this month at 91.
Mayor Carolyn Goodman’s most recent mailer reminded voters that she has received the endorsment of the cops’ union, the first of what probably will be many hard-hiting fliers before the upcoming election.
While the DMV’s troubles have spread across banner headlines and filled nightly news broadcasts, similar woes involving Southern Nevada’s unemployed have mostly gone unnoticed.
Just when some UNLV football fans are beginning to think they’ve begun to put those losing years behind them, the athletic department has to go and test their loyalty by announcing that some season-ticket holders will have to begin paying a premium for the privilege of watching the new Rebels in action.
I walked into the Riviera knowing it had seen better days, but thinking it still looked pretty good for an old Vegas girl.
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