North Las Vegas has cut its projected long-term deficit by $74 million, Mayor John Lee announced Tuesday at his State of the City address.
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The head of the Nevada AFL-CIO proclaimed Tuesday that “working families are under attack” by Republican lawmakers who want to weaken collective bargaining laws and pensions now that they control the Legislature.
A growing prison population, reduced federal grants, aging facilities and inmate hospital care are taxing the Nevada Department of Corrections and will be the focus of budget discussions during the upcoming legislative session, prison officials said Tuesday.
Nevada’s only maximum-security psychiatric facility is still struggling with the timely admission of court-ordered patients, a condition of a federal lawsuit settlement, according to a defense lawyer and state records.
The House took up a series of bills on Monday to combat human trafficking, including one by Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., to boost aid to runaways and homeless youth vulnerable to traffickers.
Nevada joined a lawsuit with more than two dozen states challenging President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration that would protect some 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation, Attorney General Adam Laxalt announced Monday, saying the president is “undermining the rule of law.”
With Nevada’s economy rebounding and unemployment numbers greatly improved, state officials are looking beyond just job creation to laying the groundwork for a whole new economy based on high-tech.
Representations of lions, tigers, bears and scores of impressive animals border a meeting room at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, but the dozens of curious people in attendance had other things on their minds: fossils.
If you’re ready to blow the whistle on someone or something at Las Vegas City Hall, you might want to wait a few weeks. Or else do it as soon as possible.
Although Gov. Brian Sandoval has yet to articulate his plan to reform Nevada’s collective bargaining law, he will have no shortage of opportunities to push forward with changes to the statute that requires local governments to bargain in good faith with unions regarding pay, benefits and working conditions.
If you want to be in the room as your mayor lays out his vision for the city’s future, get out your credit card — at least if you live in Henderson or North Las Vegas.
The violent accident that has threatened Sen. Harry Reid’s vision and marked the first few weeks of his tenure as Senate minority leader took place in the bathroom of his home.
Personnel changes are under way at the state’s health insurance exchange.
In a rare move, Clark County’s head spokesman is using the county’s website to complain about a recent Review-Journal article about Family Services and to accuse its author, reporter Yesenia Amaro, of working to “paint the department in an unfavorable light.”
Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers and dozens of soccer stadium subsidy opponents plan to make their last stand in front of City Hall on Friday.
A bill re-introduced Thursday by Rep. Dina Titus is the latest bid by Congress to get its arm around the handling of disability benefits for military veterans.
Nearly 24,000 driver authorization cards have been issued in Nevada since the program allowing people in the country illegally to attain driving privileges began a year ago, the state Department of Motor Vehicles reported Thursday.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada said Thursday he expects to recover vision in his right eye following surgery that will restructure broken bones in his face and drain blood that has gathered in the front and back of the socket.
Most people who make the decision to retire have to figure out how to live on fewer dollars, but that is not always the case with Nevada state and local government employees, a new analysis has found.
Leading potential Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Jeb Bush are scheduled to meet privately later this week in Utah, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.
Medicaid expansion has dramatically reduced Nevada’s general fund costs for providing mental health services, state officials told a panel of lawmakers Wednesday.
Las Vegas Councilman Bob Beers said Wednesday that he plans to sue the city over the number of signatures needed to put a publicly subsidized downtown soccer stadium on the June ballot.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada will undergo needed surgery on his right eye that was seriously injured in a New Year’s Day accident, an aide said Wednesday.
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