Nevada is working to fix a system that keeps paroled prisoners behind bars because they're too poor to pay for somewhere to live on the outside.
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With just hours to spare before federal funding expired, Congress last week approved a stopgap measure to keep agencies open for another 10 weeks as they negotiate a budget for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1.
Nevada's new director of the Department of Administration has plenty of challenges as he starts his fourth week on the job, not the least of which is getting a handle on the myriad agencies under his control.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller introduced legislation last week that could be a boon to Las Vegas tourism.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will step down in December, an administration official said Friday.
CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval embarked on a major Nevada road trip this week, looking to cover more than 1,100 miles as he visits nine state parks and travels through 14 counties as part of a "Discover Your Nevada" tour.
CARSON CITY — The Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City will be getting a face-lift, thanks to a $3.5 million grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
A district judge on Thursday threw out a proposed referendum petition seeking to ask voters next year to repeal a $1.4 billion tax increase approved by the 2015 Legislature to help fund Gov. Brian Sandoval's budget.
Dozens of U.S. Secret Service employees earlier this year combed the files of a House lawmaker who had been critical of security lapses at the agency and disclosed some of his personal information that was then published in the media.
Bureau of Land Management Director Neil Kornze announced Wednesday that he has selected John Ruhs as the agency's new Nevada state director. Ruhs will report to the BLM Nevada state office in Reno later this fall.
Troy Dillard, director of the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles, will retire next month after nearly three decades in state service, Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Tuesday.
New political opportunities, term limits and retirements will combine to produce significant changes to the makeup of the Nevada Legislature in the 2016 election year.
Sen. Harry Reid is donating his official and personal papers to the University of Nevada, Reno, a trove of almost 35 years of documents and electronic files a school official says will provide treasure for researchers seeking to understand the powerful Nevadan and his role in recent U.S. history.
Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Wednesday he has appointed Paul Thomsen as chairman of the Nevada Public Utilities Commission beginning Oct. 1.
National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Monday defended the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the White House saying it would be "dangerous" if the United States did not engage with China.
Planned Parenthood would be blocked from receiving federal funds for the next year under legislation approved last week by the House largely along party lines.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller says Donald Trump isn't good for Nevada. The Republican Nevada senator, who is supporting Jeb Bush's run for president, made the comments while meeting with the Review-Journal's editorial board Friday.
Sen. Dean Heller launched a bid Thursday to repeal a section of the landmark health care law that has raised hackles in the Nevada workforce by setting a steep tax on generous health insurance starting in 2018.
Top House Republicans are actively exploring a plan to avoid a government shutdown by targeting Planned Parenthood funding through a stand-alone budget tactic and passing a stop-gap measure that is free of restrictions on the abortion rights group.
In 1961, the CIA debuted a new type of confidential intelligence report for President John F. Kennedy, a daily morning briefing surveying the threats facing the country so top secret that it was kept even from his second-in-command.
Embattled Nevada Department of Corrections Director Greg Cox resigned abruptly Monday under unknown circumstances.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Heck wouldn't be the first Nevadan to wear two hats as a senator and reserve general officer if he succeeds in his bid to fill the seat of departing Democratic Sen. Harry Reid.
The executive director of the state agency that certifies peace officers faces a state ethics inquiry tied to his prior side work as a paid instructor for police academies.
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