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.
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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.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is planning two public hearings in Nevada this fall as it freshens up an environmental study of groundwater at Yucca Mountain.
The Sheldon Adelson primary continues apace, but it looks like Jeb Bush might have been at the wrong place at the wrong time when he visited Las Vegas on March 2.
Neither a decade of lobbying nor the passage of two congressional resolutions has won a presidential pardon for famed boxer Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champ widely believed to have been unjustly convicted of a morals crime more than a century ago.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt, on the job less than two months, is getting some national exposure this week.
Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, former President George W. Bush and several potential GOP presidential candidates are set to address an April meeting in Las Vegas of the Republican Jewish Coalition — a must-stop venue for Republican politicians with White House hopes.
The votes are in and U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada is the winner. Sort of.
If Gov. Brian Sandoval was not already busy enough with a state budget and myriad other duties, he will be now with his latest assignment.
Fortified with a fourth member, Nevada Republicans in Congress are serving notice they will erect a firewall against any efforts by President Barack Obama to set aside national monument land in the state.
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