If Nevada ends up designating so-called “Victory Schools” for high-poverty areas of the Silver State, there won’t be a one-size-fits all model for improving them. That’s why all Victory schools need the flexibility to create plans for improvements and using the funding, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dale Erquiaga, said Thursday.
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House Speaker John Boehner called on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to turn over her email server to a “neutral third party” for review.
The Henderson City Council delayed a hearing Tuesday on a proposed Blue Bell ice cream distribution center that’s being fought by neighbors, one of whom filed a lawsuit this week.
Potential White House contender Hillary Clinton criticized the Republican-led U.S. Congress on Monday in a pair of tweets, calling Capitol Hill fights over a key Obama administration nominee and a human trafficking bill a “trifecta against women.”
North Las Vegas is trying to tell a story that’s different than the tale of woe it’s been saddled with for decades, and on Wednesday the City Council will decide if it wants to continue to entrust its spokesman with that job.
Red Rock Academy officials aren’t taking the state-ordered closure earlier this week of Nevada’s only maximum-security juvenile correctional facility quietly.
An alleged sexual assault victim of comedian Bill Cosby asked the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Friday to approve a bill that would eliminate the criminal statute of limitations for rape in Nevada.
An unassuming engineer named Gale Fraser II has quietly played a central role over more than two decades in the growth of a wide-ranging system of detention basins and flood channels that are seldom noticed unless a flash flood hits Southern Nevada. Fraser retires Friday as general manager and chief engineer of the Clark County Regional Flood Control District, ending a 22-year stretch heading the organization.
Lawmakers in conservative Utah on Wednesday passed a landmark anti-discrimination bill, with the backing of the Mormon Church, they say will prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation while also protecting religious freedom.
An economic development bill making its way through the Legislature that is aimed at expanding natural gas coverage to unserved areas of Nevada has the potential to cost all customers of a utility and not just those receiving the benefit.
Employers would have to provide paid sick leave for workers under a bill introduced Thursday in the Nevada Senate.
The North Las Vegas city manager told the city’s six human resources employees Wednesday she is considering outsourcing their jobs.
Clark County officials are planning a $1.18 billion general fund budget balanced with an eye toward keeping costs down at the detention center and University Medical Center.
About 100 activists wanting to meet with Attorney General Adam Laxalt over his decision to join a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s action on immigration blocked the highway in front of the state Capitol on Wednesday.
The Department of Energy has moved to end speculation over the future of Yucca Mountain, telling Congress there are no plans in the works to put the once-proposed radioactive waste site to new use.
The measure would take aim at the $300 billion Calpers, America’s largest public pension fund and administrator of pensions for more than 3,000 state and local agencies.
Newly elected U.S. Rep. Cresent Hardy tours Las Vegas distribution center where his predecessor once pitched packages.
A bill seeking to change Nevada’s public employees retirement system for future hires by switching to a mostly defined-contribution plan has a hefty price tag in the neighborhood of $800 million a year, according to a fiscal note submitted for the measure.
The state Department of Motor Vehicles is facing a perfect storm of new responsibilities and program changes that is generating a huge jump in customers and growing wait times at its offices, lawmakers were told Tuesday.
A bill introduced Tuesday by four members of Congres from Nevada would give the state new veto power over storing nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain.
Nevada Sen. Harry Reid was interviewed by federal investigators a year ago as part of a corruption probe targeting New Jersey Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez, according to a report published Monday.
A state lawmaker said Monday that equipping police officers with body cameras could resolve disputes over allegations of unreasonable force before they morph into civil unrest as happened with a police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, last year.
President Barack Obama slammed Republican senators who penned a letter attempting to warn Iran that any pending nuclear agreement will face their scrutiny, claiming they were aligning themselves with Iranian “hard-liners.”