President Barack Obama, who visited Las Vegas today, was greeted by protesters and supporters of his immigration reform plan.
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Election officials in Washoe County are going forward with a recount in an Assembly race after a judge rejected a legal challenge by incumbent Republican Randy Kirner.
President Barack Obama said he returned to Las Vegas Friday, two years after promising comprehensive immigration reform here, to show he “will never give up” and still wants Congress to pass a bill even after he took executive action to protect 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
Astrid Silva, a local immigration activist, was singled out Thursday by President Barack Obama who told her story during a televised speech to illustrate the predicament faced by children of undocumented immigrants. Silva, a DREAMer, said her story is not unique.
In addition to local airport, police and fire personnel on high alert for Friday’s presidential arrival in Las Vegas, staff at University Medical Center will be keenly aware of the visit because the hospital is designated as the facility for treating Barack Obama if he requires medical care during his stay in Southern Nevada.
President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation on Thursday, easing the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants and setting up a clash with Republicans.
Nevada Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson and outgoing Assembly Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick agreed Thursday that the Legislature must approve more funding for education and reform the tax system to find new revenue for schools.
The Reno-Sparks NAACP is asking the Nevada State Assembly Republican Caucus to reconsider its recent unanimous election of Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, as speaker after questionable comments attributed to him were reported by a Reno newspaper.
A Utah lawmaker concerned about government spying on its citizens is questioning whether city water service should be cut off to a massive National Security Agency data storage facility outside Salt Lake City.
Assembly Speaker-designate said last year in a letter on official letterhead that homosexuality was a choice, not unlike bestiality, prostitution, pedophilia or adultery.
A campaign ad for District Judge Doug Smith, who was re-elected Nov. 4, indicated he was endorsed by five state agencies. But those agencies did not endorse him and, in fact, do not make political endorsements.
Assembly Speaker-designate Ira Hansen’s quasi-apology for his offensive newspaper columns of yesteryear needs a little tidying up. As ever, SlashPolitics is here to help!
The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance sponsored a forum on education funding and reforms on Thursday — but specific solutions were hard to find.
A bill being rewritten in Congress would reopen federal compensation for Filipinos who fought alongside U.S. soldiers on the Pacific front during World War II.
Cresent Hardy was one of 57 of the freshest faces on Capitol Hill packed into a meeting room on Wednesday, newly elected members of Congress taking part in the traditional lottery to claim office space for their freshman year.
People in Southern Nevada say they are anxiously waiting to hear President Barack Obama’s announcement on immigration Thursday, which will be followed by his visit to Las Vegas on Friday.
The board of the state Public Employees Retirement System on Wednesday accepted a report that will result in contribution rates for regular workers increasing to 28 percent on July 1, 2015.
President Barack Obama is traveling to Las Vegas on Friday to sign an executive order that would offer temporary legal status to millions of immigrants who are in the country illegally and set off a new fight with Republicans in Congress.
President Barack Obama is expected to visit Las Vegas on Friday, stopping here after Republicans swept all top state offices and took control of the Legislature in the Nov. 4 election. No details were available about the president’s visit.
A controversial request by Caesars Entertainment Corp. to move a 38.5-acre parking lot behind the Linq into the Gaming Enterprise District was delayed Tuesday when the company asked that the issue before the Clark County Planning Commission be moved to a January meeting.
Nearly half of the 18 medical marijuana dispensary applications that Clark County commissioners approved have an uncertain fate, as they failed to win state support. The development has brought about frustration and unanswered questions among county officials and applicants who are now in limbo.
If you thought the overwhelming defeat of the Education Initiative Nov. 4 was the end of tax talk in Nevada, you couldn’t be more wrong. If anything, the election results were the start of a larger discussion.
Another Nevada Republican took himself out of the running Tuesday for U.S. Senate in 2016. Rep. Mark Amodei said he does not plan to challenge incumbent Democrat Sen. Harry Reid.
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