After much consideration, the Review-Journal is endorsing Sen. Marco Rubio for Nevada's first-in-the-West Republican caucus on Feb. 23.
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Super Bowl weekend is once again upon us, as Las Vegas reaps the benefit of America's No. 1 sporting event.
The notion that a “winner-take-all” primary election for nonpartisan political offices in Nevada is little more than an incumbent-protection scheme is hard to shake.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may have expressed skepticism about the importance of fantasy football in an applause line at a Republican debate in October, but the fact is, it's serious business for those in the business of gambling regulation.
If there's a silver lining in the Department of Veterans Affairs' ongoing, multi-faceted pattern of corruption, it's the thought that (at least) some of the department's problem employees — especially those in leadership — would be properly disciplined for their malfeasance.
Las Vegas is a city built on a crazy schedule, with its heavy reliance on the casino resort industry, meaning many of its citizens have to keep an equally crazy work schedule.
It's the beginning of the new year, so of course it's time for Las Vegas to again go begging at the trough of the federal government, hoping for more funds to combat the possibility of a terror attack.
To anyone who has followed the long, pathetic saga of disgraced Family Court Judge Steven Jones, this month's vote by the Judicial Discipline Commission to ban him from the bench for life may seem like overkill.
Las Vegas desperately needs a new stadium. For that to happen, the city desperately needs a plan for a new stadium. Last week, we got one. And it's the most viable project pitch the region has seen since aging Sam Boyd Stadium was conceived nearly 50 years ago.
No matter how many times journalists, economists or professors dispel the myth of the gender pay gap, Democrats continue to push it.
According to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign website, cyber attacks have "profound consequences for our economy and our national security."
At a time when Nevada residents and record-breaking numbers of tourists finally are breaking free from the grip of the Great Recession, the very last thing they need are additional taxes and fees.
There are few jobs in Nevada's education system as critical as the state superintendent of public instruction. The person who fills the job sets the tone for the state's public school system, and serves as a key advocate for Nevada's students.
The omnibus bill passed by Congress last month was filled with all the dreck one would expect from the federal government's budget process.
Proponents of minimum wage increases like to tell us that wage boosts are crucial for the nation's working poor, but evidence continues to mount that they actually harm those they are supposed to help. Consider the recent news about Wal-Mart.
During his final State of the Union address, President Barack Obama declared that "the United States of America, right now, has the strongest, most durable economy in the world."
There's good news and bad news on the North Las Vegas Municipal Court bench.
"People get in trouble and resign all the time," said now-former Boulder City police administrator Bill Conger. And if anybody should know that, it's him.
The push is on to develop a plan and build out a light-rail transportation system from McCarran International Airport to the Strip, and perhaps to downtown and points far beyond.
Although education gained the overwhelming amount of attention in the 2015 Legislature, and rightly so, Nevada lawmakers also made gains in other areas, including a move toward privatizing some Medicaid services.
The youth unemployment rate in Nevada, for workers age 16-24, was 13.1 percent in the most recent 12-month rolling average, according to statistics from the Nevada Department of Employment.
During his final State of the Union address, President Barack Obama told the nation that we have "recovered from the worst economic crisis in generations," and that "the United States of America, right now, has the strongest, most durable economy in the world."
The 2015 Legislature passed plenty of landmark bills into law. But of course, opportunities were missed, and some head-scratching legislation also was approved. Such was the case with one law regarding the state's 28 conservation districts.
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