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Panel: Feds need tools to fight patient dumping

The federal law on emergency care needs to be strengthened to combat practices of “patient dumping” like the ones that gave a Nevada-run mental health facility a black eye last year, according to a new report from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

Heller floated to head GOP campaign effort

U.S. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada is being floated to head the Republican effort to win Senate races in 2016, a post that would raise his national profile while challenging his political skills at raising money, recruiting candidates and beating Democrats.

Judicial candidate reprimanded by State Bar

A candidate for the bench in Clark County Family Court Department B has been publicly reprimanded by the State Bar of Nevada for problems with his client trust account. The reprimand was filed July 11 against attorney Joseph A. Scalia II, about a month after the primary elections, for 12 violations of professional conduct rules in two separate cases.