The U.S. House voted last week for a two-month extension in federal highway funding, averting an interruption of state projects while buying more time to come up with a better solution to federal road woes.
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Gaming industry chief lobbyist Geoff Freeman warned Thursday against restricting the use of federal government credit cards in casinos, calling the idea an overreaction to an audit that found thousands of questionable transactions.
Three North Las Vegas human resources employees, two who have filed ethics complaints against the mayor and other high-ranking city officials, are out of work after the City Council voted to outsource their jobs , the Las Vegas Review-Journal learned Thursday.
Las Vegas City Council members approved a pay raise for the city manager as a way to bring the administrator’s pay in line with that of her peers in other jurisdictions.
The move to privatize North Las Vegas’ human resources department by hiring Prism Global Management Group comes amid allegations by two longtime HR employees that Mayor John Lee is abusing his authority.
“Pawn Stars” star Rick Harrison was granted a waiver from Las Vegas’ neon sign ordinance for his new container park, Pawn Plaza, on the boulevard Wednesday.
U.S. troops and Defense Department employees improperly used their government charge cards to spend more than $1 million in casinos and strip clubs in one year, and the government is still struggling to stop it, according to a new report released Monday by the top Pentagon watchdog.
The Obama administration on Monday moved to prohibit federal agencies from providing local cops with certain kinds of military equipment such as grenade launchers, high-caliber weapons and bayonets, in the wake of controversy over a “militarized” police response to unrest last summer in Ferguson, Missouri.
Energy and water subcommittee chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., on Tuesday unveiled a 2016 spending bill for the Department of Energy that contains $70 million for various nuclear waste programs.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday approved a one-year collective bargaining agreement for firefighters that gives them a 2 percent cost-of-living increase.
A controversial plan to outsource the city of North Las Vegas’ human resources functions will go to the City Council Wednesday, but some city workers say the move is a foregone conclusion — right down to the company to get the contract.
Sen. Harry Reid and Sen. Dean Heller are millionaires, and details of how they stay that way are contained in personal finance reports that lawmakers are required to file each May 15 with Congress.
Clark County commissioners approved $1.242 billion in yearly spending Monday that will help add dozens of police officers while devoting more money to jails and adding jobs in the Department of Family Services.
The House on Monday approved a bill that would make it easier for low-income disabled veterans to qualify for government housing assistance.
The U.S. House last week voted to end the National Security Agency’s mass collection of telephone records, a piece of the Patriot Act decried as a privacy invasion but which the Obama administration says is crucial to detect potential terrorist attacks.
A Las Vegas bank that had planned to offer accounts to medical marijuana businesses has backed off, citing the astronomical cost of complying with federal regulations.
Henderson might impose a moratorium on new massage parlors as it plans to rewrite city laws — yet again — to combat a small number of businesses that officials say are fronts for prostitution.
The U.S. House approved an amendment Thursday that seeks to ensure Air Force activities in central Nevada are not hampered by a 1,100-square-mile federally protected national monument area being weighed by the Obama administration.
Upgraded security for one of the most sensitive laboratories in the federal government’s nuclear weapons complex quadrupled in cost and fell years behind schedule before the Nevada project was put on hold to await a restart, according to an audit made public Wednesday.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks, a measure strongly opposed by the White House.
Clark County firefighters would get a 2 percent cost-of-living increase under a proposed collective bargaining agreement with the county.
At 100 feet wide and nearly 30 feet tall, the city’s latest attempt to promote downtown tourism spans Las Vegas Boulevard at Sahara Avenue. Clark County hates it. The city wants to make it permanent.
Sensing the chance to land a punch, Democrats last week launched a multi-pronged attack on Rep. Joe Heck and his involvement in a Capitol Hill fight over credit loans to members of the military.
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