State Sen. Justin Jones of Las Vegas said Wednesday that both Democratic and Republican lawmakers plan to make school construction and education funding a top priority when the next legislative session convenes in February and approve new building quickly if possible.
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A new Gallup poll finds that just 40 percent of Americans trust the mainstream media, although some reporting seeing an increasing conservative bias therein.
Vice President Joe Biden apologized on Wednesday for referring to people who squeeze U.S. military personnel serving overseas on loans and other financial issues as “Shylocks.”
Rep. Steven Horsford voted Wednesday to give President Barack Obama the authority to arm and train rebels in Syria to fight violent Islamic forces, but three other members of Nevada’s delegation to the House said the plan looked like a bad bet and voted against it.
The chief inspector for the Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday he has no timeline to complete investigations of scheduling practices at the North Las Vegas VA hospital and dozens of others nationwide.
The city of Las Vegas billed it as a “town hall” meeting to answer questions about a proposed downtown soccer stadium, but Tuesday’s session also turned out to be a pep talk by city staff, its private partners and even Mayor Carolyn Goodman to sell the stadium proposal.
Amid action in Congress to intensify the fight against Islamic State militants, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid found time Tuesday for an issue closer to home: ensuring that a nuclear waste dump in his home state of Nevada remains mothballed even after the government has spent $15 billion on it.
Clark County commissioners Tuesday approved an agreement with Las Vegas company Mojave Mental Health to provide safety management services to families and children who are involved in the child welfare system. Services provided under the agreement include behavior management and crisis management, among others, according to a description on a county commission agenda. The estimated value of the services per year is $546,000, with a total estimated cost of $1.6 million, if all options in the contract are used.
A conservative group visits Nevada as it tours battleground states to lobby Republican officials and politicians to back gay marriage in the national party’s 2016 platform.
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed two new members to the federal body that regulates the nuclear power industry and has played a role in reviewing Yucca Mountain in Nevada as a repository for nuclear waste.
Republican Adam Laxalt on Wednesday is launching his first TV ad in his campaign for Nevada attorney general, a positive biographical spot that highlights his service in the Navy as a judge advocate general who handled terrorists cases in Iraq.
The Obama administration is preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to West Africa to combat the Ebola crisis that has overwhelmed local health care systems and drawn appeals for help from the region and aid organizations.
Las Vegas put off big plans for the undeveloped space north of Las Vegas’ Mob Museum Wednesday, pushing back construction deadlines for a planned 425,000-square-foot development near the Downtown Grand.
A west Las Vegas Valley cat hoarder was removed from her home last week, six weeks after the Southern Nevada Health District declared her house an “unacceptable health risk” to its occupants.
Bureau of Land Management wildfire managers Wednesday raised a red flag about the hazard of aerial drones flown in areas where firefighters are at work.
Clark County commissioners Tuesday approved a sponsorship deal with the Italian firearms company that would see Beretta providing the complex with 50 free firearms for rental.
Clark County might give $2.4 million to help the Animal Foundation’s regional shelter that houses thousands of animals each year.
Clark County commissioners, rejecting a proposal state officials are considering, are betting on the free market to figure out how much square footage Nevada needs for cultivation facilities that will grow the state’s medical marijuana crop.
International firearms giant Beretta may soon have a higher profile at the Clark County Shooting Complex.
Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Small Business Administration started touring the flood-battered Moapa Valley Monday to determine if the area is eligible for federal aid.
Henderson Assistant City Manager Fred Horvath pleaded no contest Monday to a misdemeanor traffic charge.
A medical marijuana dispensary applicant in Henderson will have to seek relief from the City Council to open in its chosen location in what is one of the first known zoning appeals in the new industry.
The race between Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., and his Democratic opponent, Erin Bilbray, is playing out like an episode of “Family Feud” with lots of laughs and smiles.
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