A controversial consulting contract for human resource services at the financially troubled Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority is being criticized in light of more than $12,000 in costs billed in just one month.
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What started as a do-over on a county ordinance for ride-hailing licensing in Clark County has erupted into a pressure campaign urging something Uber already is allowed to do — operate at McCarran International Airport.
Clark County's largest employee union is taking the county to court in effort to overturn an arbitrator's ruling that eliminates hundreds of millions of dollars in longevity pay for future hires.
Nevada's attorney general said he plans to sign a letter supporting a bill backed by billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson that would ban Internet gaming nationwide and end the state's online poker business.
President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans they are safe on Wednesday as millions of people embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.
Backers of raising Nevada's minimum wage filed a proposed constitutional amendment Monday that would abolish the state's existing two-tiered system and gradually increase the rate to $13 an hour.
he House last week approved legislation to require tighter screening of Syrian and Iraqi refugees seeking to enter the United States out of fear that ISIS might try to exploit the current program, which has allowed 2,174 Syrian refugees to come to the United States since Sept. 11, 2001.
Services are expanding for those suffering from mental health problems in Southern Nevada. WestCare, a nonprofit, will open a 51-bed triage facility within the next two weeks.
Gov. Brian Sandoval may be suffering some political fallout for the $1.4 billion tax plan he pushed through the 2015 Legislature, but a poll of Nevada voters shows he is one of the most popular governors in the country.
The board overseeing the troubled Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority on Thursday voted to modify John Hill's contract to end his tenure as executive director.
A blitz of immigration-themed political ads targeting Republican presidential candidates launched Thursday nationwide, including on Las Vegas television stations.
Maine might eventually start keeping company with Nevada and a handful of other states that have no state income tax.
The Nevada Supreme Court ordered a Las Vegas woman declared brain dead at a Reno hospital to be kept on life support, ruling that standards used by the hospital to make the determination might not satisfy state law.
Conservative activist Chuck Muth on Monday withdrew his second proposed petition seeking a public vote on the $1.4 billion tax package approved by the 2015 Legislature to help fund Gov. Brian Sandoval's budget.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, who ruffled the feathers of Gov. Brian Sandoval when he joined a lawsuit challenging sage grouse protections, won't be allowed to argue Tuesday when a federal judge considers an injunction to block new public lands regulations, the judge ruled.
The battle over rooftop solar will be re-engaged this week as state regulators take up permanent rules for net metering that could dramatically alter the future of the industry in Nevada.
The Senate last week voiced its opposition to a trucking industry proposal that would allow longer double-trailer rigs on all the nation's highways, citing issues of safety and state rights.
The showdown over sage grouse in Nevada heads to a federal courtroom, where lawyers for the attorney general's office and rural interests will ask a judge to block federal land-use restrictions intended to protect the bird and its habitat.
The board that directs the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority plans next week to consider cutting short the contract for its embattled executive director after several questionable leadership actions.
CARSON CITY — Lawyers for the family of a Nevada inmate shot and killed by a corrections officer a year ago at High Desert State Prison are in negotiations with the attorney general's office to try to reach a settlement, court records show.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt on Tuesday hailed a federal appeals court ruling blocking President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration.
When Barbara Bush met the man who would take her husband, former President George H.W. Bush, on a tandem skydive in 2007, she issued a stern warning.
Very low marks for the state's purchasing process, internal auditing and lobbying disclosure dragged Nevada far down in the national rankings for public integrity, coming in at 46th out of 50 in a recent survey for its overall governance and anti-corruption efforts.
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