High-ranking Clark County schools official Bramby Tollen has repaid the district for claiming paid medical leave last summer while she was actually working for a school district in Washington state.
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With Congress stymied in partisan fights for most of this year, more than a dozen initiatives that affect Nevadans still are awaiting action and time is running short.
It will be another week before Assembly Republicans choose a new speaker designate following the announcement Sunday by Sparks lawmaker Ira Hansen that he was stepping down from the post because of controversial statements he made while a columnist for the Sparks Daily Tribune.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, the first major change to President Barack Obama’s Cabinet since his Democrats were routed in midterm elections three weeks ago.
Assembly Speaker designate Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, said Sunday he is withdrawing from the position after newspaper columns with controversial remarks he wrote for the Sparks Daily Tribune generated widespread criticism.
Local Democratic and Republican officials figure that the red wave that just swept congressional and Nevada legislative and constitutional races probably will reach next year’s municipal elections for city councils, though most Democrats who plan to seek re-election say they don’t expect much impact on their races.
Protecting prayer in the public schools. Urging Congress to transfer federal lands to the control of the state. Allowing permit holders to carry concealed weapons on college campuses. These are a few of the priorities for the new Republican majority of the Nevada Legislature.
President Barack Obama was playing golf at Shadow Creek on Saturday with a retired shortstop, a Democratic Party donor and a newspaper owner.
President Barack Obama, who visited Las Vegas today, was greeted by protesters and supporters of his immigration reform plan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Seven former foster children alleging abuse and neglect in the child welfare system will receive a settlement in excess of $2 million from Clark County.
Clark County commissioners plan to appoint a new state senator on Dec. 2 to fill the District 6 vacancy created by the pending departure of Sen. Mark Hutchison, R-Las Vegas, who was elected lieutenant governor two weeks ago.
A Nevada commission approved a report Monday alerting state lawmakers that the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project is not dead yet and they should press on with their opposition. Otherwise the ridge 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas could be put back on track by the GOP-controlled Congress.
A Nevada commission approved a report Monday alerting state lawmakers that the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project is not dead yet and they should press on with their opposition.
Clark County plans to recognize a Las Vegas man who intervened in October when a crossing guard was attacked in a school zone.
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