Isabel Duff, whose reign of Veterans Affairs health care facilities in Southern Nevada spanned a stormy period when veterans complained of long waits blamed on a doctor shortage, prolific patient loads and delays in reconstructing the hospital’s emergency room, will retire May 1.
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Clark County and other government agencies are increasingly turning toward liability insurance to safeguard against the financial fallout from data breaches.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada says he is “sightless” in his injured right eye, and has grown accepting if his vision loss becomes permanent.
Nevada State Board of Education member Alexis Gonzales-Black resigned last week after moving to California to launch a business venture.
How did a Reno collections agent end up in collections himself? He bought coverage in 2014 through the state’s health insurance exchange.
In a surprise move, Nevada’s fourth most populous city is looking at outsourcing its human resources department.
Las Municipal Court has a “money hungry” approach to misdemeanor warrants that prioritizes revenue collection above public safety and pressures marshals to take a credit card payment in lieu of locking up violent offenders, according to several current and former city employees and lawyers and defendants familiar with the court.
Nevada’s abrupt closure of a juvenile correction campus in Clark County is being challenged by the nonprofit that ran the facility and is raising questions about possible contract violations.
The Las Vegas Township Constable’s Office kept spotty financial records and had weak safeguards in place under then Constable John Bonaventura, a Clark County audit determined after scrutinizing the operation during his waning days in office.
Political staffers reporting for duty at the Brooklyn headquarters that will house Hillary Clinton’s anticipated presidential campaign will find a neighborhood known for its waterfront skyline views, top-notch private schools and historic real estate.
State child welfare agencies had faced large finanical penalties after a 2009 report citing major problems.
Southern Nevada will receive $3 million from the federal government to guard against terrorism, a three-fold increase over last year and a boost to local homeland security.
The opening of Nevada’s first medical marijuana dispensaries suffered another setback Wednesday — though perhaps a short one — when a state committee delayed adoption of pesticide rules.
Don’t fret, Clark County. It’s only an April Fools’ Day joke from the good sports at Las Vegas City Hall.
Las Vegas leaders on Wednesday unveiled the city’s first balanced budget in nearly a decade, a $524 million preliminary spending plan that includes some $3 million to hire 35 new employees.
Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital has won back accreditation by a national organization lost in 2013 following allegations of patient dumping.
An official with the Department of Veterans Affairs who drew the ire of two Nevada members of Congress is departing as director of the Reno regional benefits office, the department confirmed Tuesday.
A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat to the United States, outranking concerns about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Clark County and the city of Las Vegas wage a quiet turf war against the backdrop of the Strip.
Nevada’s battle against the federal government’s still-smoldering plans to bury the nation’s highly radioactive waste in Yucca Mountain has finally come “down to the brass tacks” with the prospect for formal licensing hearings on the horizon and renewed debate on scientific issues, says Nevada Nuclear Projects Agency Director Robert Halstead.
Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta on Friday called for a unified effort to achieve child welfare system improvements identified in a report issued by a nine-person state Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission.
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.
Clark County’s child welfare and court systems are “overtaxed and under stress” with limited resources and policies and procedures that too often result in less-than-best outcomes for children, according to a report published Thursday.