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.
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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.
Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta has called for a blue ribbon committee to examine deficiencies in the Clark County child welfare system and courts.
The two major party candidates seeking the job of lieutenant governor in the November general election both endorsed the Tesla deal in a debate recorded Monday for the Nevada NewsMakers television program.
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.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has been selected to serve as chairman of the National Governors Association Education and Workforce Committee.
U.S. lawmakers scolded the head of the U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House, and director Julia Pierson promised it would never happen again.
Gov. Brian Sandoval talked by phone Sunday from Kabul about his surprise trip to Afghanistan, saying it is a momentous time in the country’s history as a new president is inaugurated today to move the troubled country forward.
Cresent Hardy, the Republican candidate for the 4th Congressional District, got temporarily tarnished by a misquote from a Mesquite newspaper.
Rail aficionados will have something to cheer about when workers contracted by the Nevada Transportation Department begin construction of the new freeway next spring.
The Washoe County School District has received a $973,000 federal grant for anti-violence programs, nearly a year after a deadly schoolyard shooting rampage in the Reno suburb of Sparks.
The former Alaska governor, who ran for the vice presidency in 2008 alongside U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), spoke at the Values Voter Summit on Friday and made a pretty significant gaffe.
Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton are grandparents. Their daughter, Chelsea, gave birth Friday to her first child, Charlotte.
Nevada Democratic congressional candidate Erin Bilbray said Friday the national minimum wage should be raised to $15 per hour — more than twice the current rate — to boost the middle class and help those barely making ends meet.
State Sen. Barbara Cegavske, who’s running for secretary of state, says she supports a voter ID law for Nevada, although she says the one proposed by Secretary of State Ross Miller was too costly.
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The Pew Charitable Trusts has revised a report on state employee health insurance benefits to show Nevada’s program is better than originally stated and generally in line with national averages.
The FBI director on Thursday criticized the decision by Apple and Google to encrypt smartphones data so it can be inaccessible to law enforcement, even with a court order.
A federal grand jury has indicted a former official who headed the federal General Services Administration unit that came under fire for holding a lavish 2010 conference at the M Resort in Henderson.
A complaint alleging retaliation against protected union activity involving Clark County Department of Family Services employees has been filed with the state’s Employee-Management Relations Board.
A private developer’s quest for a $90 million, 30-year subsidy from the city of Las Vegas for a $200 million downtown soccer stadium took a new twist Thursday when the city and the development partnership of The Cordish Cos. and Findlay Sports & Entertainment announced a new stadium funding proposal.
Cash-strapped North Las Vegas will have to pay for improperly firing a police officer, according to a state labor board. The officer’s attorney said the bill could be more than $500,000.
Hillary Clinton will be squeezing in another stop in Las Vegas on her way to speak at the UNLV Foundation Dinner next month.
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