In a more than two-hour discussion at Ebenezer Church of God in Christ led by outgoing Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., on Friday, more than 15 black faith leaders and seven North Las Vegas police officers and the chief of police talked about what the department can do to build trust between law enforcement and communities of color.
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2014 will soon come to a close and President Obama delivered an end-of-year speech covering an array of timely topics, including: the Sony hacks, Cuba and tax code provisions.
Two recent court decisions regarding the collection of use taxes on coal used by utility companies will save Nevada $200 million, state Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto said Thursday.
Federal safety analysts have found a flaw in the plan to bury nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain — the government does not have the necessary water rights to operate at the Nevada site.
The North Las Vegas City Council approved $6.3 million to settle a lawsuit over a botched land deal. The settlement includes an installment plan for the city and interest is factored into the payments.
The House in January voted 394-0 for a bill to cut red tape at Lake Mead and other federal parks so recovery teams could search for victims of accidents or foul play. But the bill died late Tuesday when the Senate failed to take follow-up action before adjourning.
Las Vegas Review-Journal filed suit Monday to force District Attorney Steve Wolfson to turn over public records in an ongoing newspaper investigation into a secretive witness payment program.
President Barack Obama’s new plan to ease the threat of deportation for 4.7 million undocumented immigrants violates the U.S. Constitution, a federal judge found on Tuesday, handing down the first legal ruling against the plan.
A $7.85 million advance from Congress will get the ball rolling on moving the Environmental Protection Agency’s Las Vegas labs and offices into new quarters at the Harry Reid UNLV Technology and Research Park, according to the U.S. senator whose name is on the sign.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday approved an $80,636 settlement with the county’s diversity director after the U.S. Department of Justice filed a federal wage discrimination lawsuit on her behalf.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has decided to “actively explore” a presidential bid after conversations with his family over Thanksgiving, he said in a Facebook post Tuesday.
Assembly Taxation Chairwoman Michele Fiore, a lightning rod in a GOP power struggle, said Tuesday that she is “100 percent” in compliance with the IRS over almost $200,000 in tax liens, which is far less than an estimated $1 million in liens listed by the federal agency. But the Las Vegas assemblywoman declined to provide proof of her claims, citing an ongoing investigation of her former bookkeeper, whom she did not name.
The state blue ribbon committee created to spearhead improvements to Clark County child welfare and the court system has hired two additional experts to guide its work before the 2015 Legislature begins.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., on Monday was named to the influential Senate Finance Committee, a panel with broad authority over taxes, trade, health care and the major federal human services programs.
Child advocates want to see long overdue change come out of the Blue Ribbon committee that’s examining Clark County’s child welfare system and courts. But the committee may need more time to accomplish that.
A program of cash awards for state employees who come up with ways to save taxpayer money has turned out to be an ordeal rather than a positive experience for Nevada Department of Health and Human Services analyst Theron Huntamer.
One Bob might push a controversial and dragged-out $200 million stadium deal across the finish line on Wednesday The other Bob has been the deal’s loudest opponent.
The big names set to decide Nevada’s biggest issues will sit down next month for a legislative panel discussion co-hosted by the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
With only hours to spare, the U.S. House last week approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill needed to avoid a government shutdown.
The Nevada Republican Party Executive Board on Saturday passed a resolution calling for rebellious members of the Assembly GOP caucus to unite or face recall elections.
The U.S. Senate passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill Saturday night to avert a shutdown of the federal government. The bill now goes to President Barack Obama to be signed into law.
The first medical marijuana dispensary in Nevada is yet to open, but the lawsuits are already flying as applicants jockey for a starting position in the state’s green gold rush.
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