Assembly Speaker designate Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, said Sunday he is withdrawing from the position after newspaper columns with controversial remarks he wrote for the Sparks Daily Tribune generated widespread criticism.
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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.
Campsites along the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon will be in shorter supply as federal officials flood the waterway.
A Mormon bishop in Los Angeles is under fire for his assertion that U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., is unworthy to enter the faith’s temples because of his support of Democratic Party positions.
Nevada’s state-run veterans nursing home, cited by federal and state officials for multiple deficiencies in 2013 including one that led to the death of a resident, has new leadership and has been under review by an independent panel since early this year.
The Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate in Tuesday’s elections is giving new hope to those who see reviving the mothballed Yucca Mountain site as a solution to the nation’s nuclear waste problem.
Backers of an initiative petition to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Nevada said Friday they have collected far more than the required number of signatures to bring the measure to the ballot in 2016.
Washington voters decisively backed expanded background checks for guns, a victory for advocates of stricter gun laws who say they will use the momentum from this win to pursue similar measures in other states, including Nevada.
President Barack Obama has chosen a federal prosecutor in New York to become the next attorney general.