A bill that would allow incorporated cities to form their own school systems by carving out a piece of a larger district using existing local government boundaries had a hearing Monday in the Assembly Education Committee.
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U.S. Rep. Joe Heck told Nevada lawmakers Monday that graduate medical school education, career and technical education, unmanned aerial systems and increased international travel were the focus of his efforts in Congress to boost Nevada’s economy and strengthen national security.
A group of conservative Nevada lawmakers Monday proposed an alternative to Gov. Sandoval’s $7.3 billion general fund budget that they say will fund the governor’s priorities without raising taxes.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a new challenge to President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that took aim at a bureaucratic board labeled by some Republicans as a “death panel” because it was designed to cut Medicare costs.
Republican lawmakers in Indiana pledged on Monday to clarify a religious freedom bill that was slammed by businesses and activists for sending a message of discrimination against gays after it was passed last week.
A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat to the United States, outranking concerns about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Sen. Harry Reid acknowledges using his clout to speed visa applications for wealthy foreign investors in the SLS Las Vegas resort, and says whistleblowers who had a problem with that are “a bunch of whiners.”
For one thing, he listed the job on the front of a campaign mailer — an unwise move when trying to keep information secret.
The ongoing debate over federal control of lands in Nevada will heat up again this week with a hearing on a bill proposed by Assemblywoman Michele Fiore that would prohibit the federal government from owning or managing any lands that it has not acquired with the consent of the Legislature.
Fans of NASCAR, the Electric Daisy Carnival or the Burning Man countercultural event held every year in the Black Rock Desert in far Northern Nevada could soon have to pay a bit more to get their groove on.
The Nevada Senate’s new Republican majority is slipping Democratic ideas into GOP bills. The tactic forces Democrats into awkward choices, and it lets the GOP get its priorities through while also taking credit for popular Democratic proposals.
Nevada and Arizona lawmakers laid more groundwork last week for a new highway to link their states to points north and south.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says concerns that his state’s new “religious freedom” law will allow businesses to turn away LGBT customers is the result of a “tremendous amount of misinformation and misunderstanding.”
The front-runners in Las Vegas’ mayoral race got in their parting blows Monday night, squaring off for a fourth and final debate ahead of next week’s municipal primary election.
Bills seeking modest changes to the state public employees retirement system to reduce the cost of pension benefits for new hires were debated at length Monday in a legislative hearing.
Clark County and the city of Las Vegas wage a quiet turf war against the backdrop of the Strip.
Nevada’s battle against the federal government’s still-smoldering plans to bury the nation’s highly radioactive waste in Yucca Mountain has finally come “down to the brass tacks” with the prospect for formal licensing hearings on the horizon and renewed debate on scientific issues, says Nevada Nuclear Projects Agency Director Robert Halstead.
House Republicans and Democrats came together last week to resolve a decade-old deficiency in the way doctors are reimbursed by Medicare.
Twelve children died from abuse or neglect in Nevada over the last two years, according to a recent legislative auditor’s review. Another nine abused children almost succumbed to their injuries during the same time period.
Potential GOP presidential candidate and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Saturday he was pleased with the announcement from U.S. Sen. Harry Reid that the Nevada Democrat will not run for another term.
Tom Skancke has resigned his position as CEO of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance. He’ll be replaced by GEA President Jonas Peterson.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s Friday announcement that he will not seek re-election in 2016 left many Nevadans wondering what the future holds for the Silver State after its most powerful voice at home and in Washington passes from the scene.
Kihuen’s announcement comes just days after former U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford said he would not seek to regain the seat after losing the 2014 election to Republican Cresent Hardy in a close election.
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