The allegations of plagiarism and intellectual property theft have raised questions about whether the chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education understands basic principles of academia.
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Gov. Brian Sandoval expressed confidence Sunday that he’ll be able to work well with a more conservative Legislature, although he said he may need to tweak his plans for major tax reform with new GOP lawmakers in mind.
In a symbolic gesture of disapproval, U.S. House Republicans last week approved a bill to nullify President Barack Obama’s executive order shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Four of the last Pearl Harbor survivors from Southern Nevada recalled that horrific morning 73 years ago on Dec. 7, 1941, when swarms of Japanese warplanes attacked the Hawaiian territory island, Oahu.
Wild burros in the northern Pahrump Valley are being gathered and moved to prevent roadside hazards along state Route 160, according to the Bureau of Land Management.
Nevada government’s response to the state’s mental health system crisis resulted in improvements this year, but there’s more work to be done. Gov. Brian Sandoval’s Behavioral Health and Wellness Council will do some of that work when it meets in Las Vegas on Tuesday.
The decision of Assembly Republicans to pick a new speaker designate on Tuesday has muted criticism about the caucus leadership, and the focus now is back on policy, from taxes and education funding to economic diversification, an official with the NAACP said Friday.
Facing dwindling water supplies, Western states are struggling to capture every drop with dam and diversion projects that some think could erode regional cooperation crucial to managing the scarce resource.
Sen. Dean Heller has urged the the Department of Veterans Affairs to name a permanent director for the regional office in Reno that has had only an interim head since mid-summer.
Nine finalists for three judgeships on the new Nevada Court of Appeals were named Thursday.
The state will spend up to $44,000 to have an expert review the homicide of a Clark County foster girl while in care and other child fatalities and near fatalities across Nevada.
The U.S. House voted Thursday to declare prized prehistoric fossil beds in the Las Vegas Valley as a government-protected national monument, part of a bill that combined defense programs with parks and public lands.
With Assemblyman John Hambrick of Las Vegas being named Assembly speaker earlier this week, the top leadership in both parties and in both houses of the Nevada Legislature is from Southern Nevada for possibly the first time in state history.
Leaders of the state’s two largest charter school sponsors met for the first time Wednesday to plan for the coming legislative session that many expect will focus on expanding school choice.
A public lands bill agreement hammered out by U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and other senior lawmakers during the lame-duck session of Congress incorporated more than five dozen natural resources initiatives into a must-pass defense authorization bill headed to final votes in the coming days.
The U.S. House voted Wednesday to extend more than 50 tax breaks for another year, including one that allows Nevadans a deduction for what they pay in state and local sales taxes.
A dozen years after Sloan Canyon was designated a national conservation area, the Bureau of Land Management is looking for help to decide what improvements should be made, and when.
A bill introduced Wednesday in Congress would grant extra benefits to veterans pursuing degrees in science or tech occupations.
If Gov. Brian Sandoval and legislative leaders want to increase funding for public education and other critical needs in the next two-year budget, they have a big challenge in figuring out how to pay for it all.
Congress will begin action this week on a tax break bill that would enable Nevadans to continue deducting their state and local sales taxes for at least one more year.
Nevada murder cases in which prosecutors seek the death penalty can cost nearly twice as much as those with a lesser punishment, according to a state audit released Tuesday.
The Nevada Department of Education does not have an adequate revocation process for teachers or administrators convicted of crimes, with notification of arrests taking in some cases up to 1,200 days, an audit released Tuesday shows.
A California man suffered from depression when he burst into a medical office one year ago and shot and killed a doctor he blamed for a botched vasectomy, Reno police say in a new report.