For years, the Silver State led the nation on the number of women killed by men with handguns — with mostly husbands, boyfriends or stalkers pulling the trigger — but dropped to No. 16 last year in a report by the Violence Policy Center.
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Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, a Democrat running for lieutenant governor, won the endorsement of the Latin Chamber of Commerce’s political action committee, but only after last-minute intervention by her biggest benefactor — U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev.
The Obama administration pushed back strongly Monday at a torrent of Israeli criticism over Secretary of State John Kerry’s latest bid to secure a cease-fire with Hamas, accusing some in Israel of launching a “misinformation campaign” against the top American diplomat.
Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, D-Las Vegas, has hired her third campaign manager in five months since she announced her bid for Nevada lieutenant governor on March 1.
American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada attorney Allen Lichtenstein is resigning from the ACLU after 17 years, saying the group has become more political.
Mention the Equal Rights Amendment today and it might bring back memories of the 1970s, from huge protest marches to ”ERA Yes” buttons.
The colorful law enforcement career of Las Vegas Township Constable John Bonaventura has drawn attention to the wider system of 11 constable offices in Clark County that traditionally keep low profiles, despite having police powers.
Enrollment through Nevada Health Link might be over for now, but officials with the state’s health insurance exchange haven’t stopped thinking about how to improve sign-ups this fall.
Some higher income families would be eligible to receive a child tax credit on their federal returns under a bill approved in the U.S. House last week.
The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias.
The mildly amusing, occasionally mean roundup of everything you need to know in politics this week.
An attorney for a failed mayoral candidate argues in briefs to the Nevada Supreme Court that Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen must be ousted now, because he’s in violation of the state’s term-limits constitutional amendment.
Although a source confirmed Friday afternoon the Latin Chamber’s Latino BizPAC would make a dual endorsement in the Nevada lieutenant governor’s race, a chamber official said late Friday afternoon that only Flores would get the nod.
The government is sending more than $4.7 million in homeland security funding to Nevada this year, including $75,000 to help a Las Vegas synagogue build new fencing and protections as it expands in Summerlin.
Washoe County School Superintendent Pedro Martinez is suing the school district over his ouster, and the Reno-Gazette Journal is asking the Nevada attorney general to investigate whether the School Board violated Nevada’s open meeting law.
A former Nevada lawmaker who led California police on a high-speed chase on the day he was expelled from the state Assembly has been ordered to two years and eight months in prison, but a judge says he’s already fulfilled his sentence.
Curious about how a proposed soccer stadium for Symphany Park in downtown Las Vegas will be paid for?
Nevada’s controversial sex offender law was adopted to comply with a federal act in 2007 but remains in limbo. A halt to its enforcement remains in effect, but several bills will be submitted to the state Legislature in 2015 to amend the law.
Republican lawmakers on Thursday criticized the Bureau of Land Management’s handling of the April standoff with Clark County rancher Cliven Bundy, saying tensions could have been eased by local authorities rather than the BLM’s use of heavily armed agents.
CARSON CITY — Secretary of State Ross Miller has dismissed a complaint filed by the Clark County Republican Party against Controller Kim Wallin for allegedly misusing campaign funds.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is lagging when it comes to providing health care to women veterans, the agency’s director acknowledged Thursday under questioning at a House hearing.
State Sen. Mark Hutchison, a Republican running for lieutenant governor, is trying to siphon off some of the Hispanic vote in his campaign against Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, a Latina Democrat who’s popular among the Latino crowd.
A bill that passed the U.S. House on Wednesday seeks to bolster counselors who work with runaways and homeless young people.
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