The last time we checked in with the anti-Education Initiative crowd, they were touting studies that predicted Las Vegas would look pretty much as it did in Resident Evil: Apocalypse if voters OK’d the measure.
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The good news is, an elected official in Southern Nevada finally found the courage to call for a tax increase to pay for a public need.
It’s all about the women.
So, you think you know the crazy world of Nevada politics and business? You think you can separate reality from the bizarre conspiracy theories that multiply like quagga mussels? Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz:
Living in Nevada, it’s sometimes easy to forget how large a role the gambling industry plays in civic affairs. After all, we’re used to casinos running the show.
If the Southern Poverty Law Center got one thing right in the report it released last week about the standoff involving ranting racist rancher Cliven Bundy, it’s this: Those who broke the law need to be held to account.
Although the 2015 session of the Nevada Legislature is still eight months away, lawmakers have already begun to ask the dedicated and long-suffering lawyers at the Legislative Counsel Bureau to start drafting proposed laws.
This week, Reps. Dina Titus and Steven Horsford joined with other House Democrats to support a bill aimed at blunting the effect of last week’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby allowing churches and religious nonprofits to continue to avoid the contraceptive mandate.
Tough times will continue for another couple years before business in the legal profession returns to normal, a Georgetown expert told the State Bar of Nevada’s annual meeting Thursday.
Cleveland? Really, Republicans? Cleveland?
For those keeping score, the House of Representatives won’t vote on comprehensive immigration reform in July, but will vote on a bill that would allow lawmakers to sue the president for failing to see that the laws are faithfully executed.
Say what you will about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, but don’t say she can’t draw a crowd.
The Supreme Court struck the right balance between the free exercise of religion and the obligation of people — religious and nonreligious alike — way back in 1990.
In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held today that corporations may be exempt from the requirement to provide contraception insurance coverage based on the owners’ religious beliefs.
Of all the Democratic attacks on state Sen. Mark Hutchison’s lieutenant governor candidacy, the one that has the potential to sting most says he tried to limit the influence of Hispanic voters in Nevada’s elections.
Nobody should be surprised by the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, least of all readers of this column.
Unless you’re prepared to argue that all gun-purchase background checks are illegal under the Second Amendment, you have no reason to oppose the latest initiative petition filed in Nevada.
Lately it seems as if we’re losing too many of the good ones.
It was unsurprising to read the news this week that Sharron Angle’s latest political venture — a pair of malodorous ballot initiatives aimed at further sullying our state constitution — had failed to gather sufficient signatures.
There are plenty of conservatives in Las Vegas who are questioning how Niger Innis could possibly have lost his 4th Congressional District Republican primary.
Early on primary night, it wasn’t looking good for establishment Republicans.
We should all be able to agree that schools exist to educate students, to prepare them for higher education and the workforce, and to equip them with the knowledge and values to perpetuate American democracy for another generation.
State Sen. Mark Hutchison won the Republican primary for lieutenant governor Tuesday. But he could easily have lost.
In October, Nevada will celebrate 150 years of statehood.
Bob Faiss was far and away the kindest, nicest man I’ve ever met.