From campus carry to parental notification for minors seeking abortions, the ultra-conservative element of the Nevada GOP Assembly caucus is taking advantage of its new-found power to set policy in the 2015 session.
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A flare-up between two members of the Assembly Republican Caucus in a private meeting last week has been downplayed by GOP leadership but one of those involved, Assemblywoman Victoria Seaman of Las Vegas, is not happy with the response.
To most people it seemed curious but straightforward enough when U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada said he suffered a serious facial injury while exercising at his Henderson home on New Year’s Day.
Congress completed work last week on a bill that overhauls the way Medicare pays doctors, ending a long practice of short-term fixes that was threatening medical services to seniors.
A Nevada assemblywoman and Las Vegas bail bondsmen are fighting a Las Vegas Municipal Court they say is “money hungry” and bad for business.
Gov. Brian Sandoval’s prescription drug proposal, designed to help prevent highly addictive painkillers from being dispensed to people without a medical need, must pass out of the Senate by Tuesday to stay alive.
There will be plenty of reasons for Nevada Latinos to turn out in record numbers for the 2016 election, say insiders who predict Hispanics will account for 20 percent of the state’s electorate, or one out of every five votes cast in the West’s most competitive battleground state.
Isabel Duff, whose reign of Veterans Affairs health care facilities in Southern Nevada spanned a stormy period when veterans complained of long waits blamed on a doctor shortage, prolific patient loads and delays in reconstructing the hospital’s emergency room, will retire May 1.
The chief judge in Clark County vowed Friday to improve the guardianship process after a series of stories by the Las Vegas Review-Journal exposed flaws in the system that left thousands of elderly and mentally ill in Clark County open to exploitation.
A controversial bill that would require parents to be notified if their child seeks an abortion won approval Friday in the Assembly on a party-line 24-17 vote with Republicans in support.
Republican and Democratic leaders in the Nevada Senate both expressed confidence Friday that the governor’s proposed business license fee hike will win approval early next week.
A Nevada Senate committee on Friday heard two bills tied to Gov. Brian Sandoval’s education agenda — providing breakfast in more schools for low-income students and establishing a new office within the Department of Education to combat bullying.
A state Senate committee Friday passed a bill to keep the doors of the Nevada Supreme Court open after the chief justice said it was on the brink of going broke because of fewer traffic tickets and a decline in court assessments.
A budget amendment allowing the state to directly run its only juvenile maximum-security facility raised concerns among lawmakers.
Senior Republicans and business leaders in Las Vegas are helping Rep. Cresent Hardy build a firewall as he prepares to defend his newly won seat in Congress.
A Right to Try bill that would make it easier for terminally ill Nevadans to obtain experimental medications that could help prolong their lives won approval with unanimous support Thursday in the Assembly.
The U.S. House voted Thursday to make permanent the IRS deduction for state and local sales taxes, a benefit targeted to residents of Nevada and a handful of other states that lack an income tax.
Completion of the veterans medical complex in North Las Vegas that already was years late and cost millions of dollars more than planned has been pushed back another six months or more, according to a new schedule from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
North Las Vegas plans to have a balanced budget for the next fiscal year, but it isn’t out of the woods yet, the city’s finance director said Wednesday to City Council members.
A bill to tighten Nevada’s employment discrimination law and provide remedies to promote equal pay for equal work triggered a partisan rift in the Nevada Senate despite unanimous passage.
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