With his retirement next year, U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s days as a Capitol Hill power broker might be numbered. But on the fundraising trail the Nevadan evidently still can rake it in from Democratic special interests.
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A bill that seeks a posthumous pardon for boxing legend Jack Johnson has advanced in Congress.
A new bill by U.S. Rep. Joe Heck would allow “Hispanic-serving” colleges to tap federal grant money to help students trying to get into medical schools.
Major party presidential candidates, particularly in the crowded Republican field, might have a tough time getting press attention this election cycle, but they have nothing on Dennis Andrew Ball.
Congress is on a path to extend for another year a restriction on the Interior Department’s potential listing of the sage grouse as an endangered or threatened species, but efforts by some Western Republicans to place stronger checks on the department have run into complications.
A recording of Republican Rep. Cresent Hardy making an inartful reference to the disabled during a speech in Las Vegas was seized by Nevada Democrats last week as fodder for an attack on the freshman congressman who’s their No. 1 target in the 2016 elections.
A group called the WeDecideCoalition.com has been formed to put Gov. Brian Sandoval’s revenue plan on the 2016 ballot as a voter referendum.
Rep. Cresent Hardy, R-Nev., on May 13 reintroduced a bill that would name one of the peaks of Frenchman Mountain to the east of Las Vegas for President Ronald Reagan. The peak would become known as Mount Reagan.
Las Vegas City Council members on Tuesday didn’t blink while passing a $524 general fund budget, but they did spend the better part of an hour weighing different ways to pay for the transfer of neighborhood service staffers to three council offices.
A couple of Republican presidential hopefuls have ventured into Nevada-dicey territory by talking about Yucca Mountain and giving U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, the state’s top Democrat, an opening to take some shots.
Uber might be on the front burner in the Nevada Legislature lately, but there is another pressing consumer issue awaiting resolution for those who want to leave the grid, or at least make a buck off of it.
Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, R-Las Vegas, is throwing down the gauntlet to Senate Judiciary Chairman Greg Brower, R-Reno, over her bill that would let concealed-carry permit holders take their weapons onto Nevada’s college campuses.
In one corner are the Republicans in the Senate led by Majority Leader Michael Roberson. Then there are Senate Democrats, who for years have pushed for tax increases for education only to be thwarted by a GOP minority.
Longtime Las Vegas Planning Commissioner and former City Council candidate Byron Goynes says he might jump right back into City Hall politics after his controversial ouster from the planning panel.
Personalities trumped policy yet again in the Assembly last week when Assemblywoman Michele Fiore lost her temper with a GOP colleague during a hearing on her “Cliven Bundy” bill.
Nevada’s Economic Forum meets Friday to gaze one final time into its crystal ball and project how much money the state will have to fund government operations over the next two years.
A flare-up between two members of the Assembly Republican Caucus in a private meeting last week has been downplayed by GOP leadership but one of those involved, Assemblywoman Victoria Seaman of Las Vegas, is not happy with the response.
It appears that the decision of Nevada state lawmakers to drop bills dealing with religious freedom rights in the 2015 legislative session is already paying dividends to the Silver State.
Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., last week walked back the explosive charge he made during the 2012 presidential campaign that Republican candidate Mitt Romney “hasn’t paid any taxes for 10 years.”
Las Vegas’ two mayoral front-runners sparred for months over a now-abandoned plan to spend millions of taxpayer dollars on a $200 million, 24,000-seat downtown soccer stadium.
Reno Assemblyman Randy Kirner squeaked to an 11-vote victory in his District 26 seat in the November general election against a fellow Republican opponent, and support from a statewide law enforcement coalition might have helped him win another term.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid might be retiring, but that isn’t stopping him from being provocative.
It will be a showdown between Uber enthusiasts and taxi drivers Monday in Carson City as a Senate committee considers a bill to allow the ride-sharing company to operate in Nevada.
Nevada and Arizona lawmakers laid more groundwork last week for a new highway to link their states to points north and south.
Nevada Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson warned lawmakers to prepare for more late nights this week as the Senate continues its dive into the details of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s business license fee proposal.
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