Las Vegas Downtown Achieves, a city-funded education organization aimed at helping schoolchildren in the downtown core, has hired its first executive administrator.
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A Nevada commission approved a report Monday alerting state lawmakers that the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project is not dead yet and they should press on with their opposition. Otherwise the ridge 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas could be put back on track by the GOP-controlled Congress.
A Nevada commission approved a report Monday alerting state lawmakers that the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project is not dead yet and they should press on with their opposition.
Clark County plans to recognize a Las Vegas man who intervened in October when a crossing guard was attacked in a school zone.
So far, so good — that was the word from insurance brokers and enrollment navigators on Monday, following the first weekend of open enrollment in Affordable Care Act health coverage through state and federal marketplaces.
It looks like an innocuous request — Caesars Entertainment asking Clark County to expand the Strip’s Gaming Enterprise District to include a 38-acre parking lot behind The Linq. But the request has generated more than 50 emails from irate residents.
The House last week easily approved legislation to permit construction of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline, which would carry up to 830,000 barrels of oil per day from Canada to refineries in Texas.
It took 42 years and five trips to the ballot box before Nevada voters agreed to establish an intermediate appellate court. Now state officials are on a fast track to get the court up and running to begin hearing cases as early as January.
The day after the Nov. 4 election, the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce emailed members, saying it’s time to step up and help raise more revenue for education.
The open enrollment period for health insurance doesn’t apply to Medicaid recipients, Nevada officials said on Thursday. But, many Medicaid-eligible Nevadans will receive a form in the mail in 2015 for re-determination of eligibility.
Las Vegas city leaders approved most of the medical marijuana dispensary applications put before them last month, but one official, Richard Truesdell, was an exception to the rule.
Gina Gavan, the woman tasked with brokering the economic development deals that could make or break cash-strapped North Las Vegas, started Monday .
Seven former foster children alleging abuse and neglect in the child welfare system may soon receive a settlement in excess of $2 million from Clark County. The settlement will go before the Clark County Commission for approval during its Tuesday meeting.
Clark County commissioners are scheduled to reintroduce the oft-derided sales tax proposal on Tuesday.
Freshman state lawmakers are getting a crash course in their new jobs this week, from learning how to submit bill draft requests to rest-room locations in the Legislative Building.
Proponents of expanding gun background checks in Nevada said Tuesday they have more than twice the number of signatures needed to put the issue on the 2016 ballot.
Gov. Brian Sandoval says his office has been contacted by representatives of Uber about finding a way to operate legally in the state.
CARSON CITY — Nevada has 243 tax exemptions that have an impact the state budget that are worth about $2.2 billion a year, according to a Monday report by the state Department of Taxation.
With the Las Vegas 51s minor league baseball team possibly leaving the Cashman Center, Las Vegas officials are seeking ideas for what to do with the 70-acre downtown stadium and convention center site.
A $10 billion-a-year effort to protect sensitive government data, from military secrets to Social Security numbers, is struggling to keep pace with an increasing number of cyberattacks and is unwittingly being undermined by federal employees and contractors.
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval was Nevada’s biggest winner in Tuesday’s election — and not just because he earned another four years in office in a landslide victory with more than 70 percent of the vote.
Assemblyman David Bobzien says he’s interested in filling the Reno City Council seat being vacated by Mayor-elect Hillary Schieve.
Two court decisions have made for a rough couple of months for Nevada strip clubs.