A California-based biofuel company building a plant east of Reno has been awarded a $70 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to help speed delivery of its high-tech process that converts household garbage into jet fuel.
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The cost of medical marijuana might already be headed upward in Nevada, and the dispensaries and grow houses haven’t even opened yet.
Consider this roster a guide for the state exchange and its contractor, Xerox, whose officials we know want to get this stuff sorted out.
Senate Republicans last week blocked an effort by Democrats to change the Constitution so Congress could limit how much outside groups can spend on political campaigns.
After years of wrangling, a package of Northern Nevada land bills is finally scheduled for a vote Monday in the U.S. House of Representatives.
North Las Vegas is replacing a library it is closing at its old municipal complex with a new branch at its new City Hall.
A recall drive has been launched against all five Ely City Council members amid controversy over their handling of a financial audit of the Nevada Northern Railway tourist attraction.
Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev, on Thursday made a personal pitch to the new secretary of Veterans Affairs to move the VA’s regional office in Reno to Las Vegas.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval said that as chairman of the Western Governors’ Association he wants to bring states together to talk about how best to manage and prepare for drought.
There’ll be no more private vendors for Nevada Health Link. The board of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange voted Thursday to end its search for a company to replace Xerox, which lost its contract following the health link’s glitch-ridden rollout.
Despite questions from state lawmakers about the costs and benefits of a $1.3 billion tax incentive package proposed by Gov. Brian Sandoval to bring Tesla to Nevada, 4 bills to make it happen won unanimous approval at the meeting.
President Barack Obama is committing the U.S. to a broad military campaign to root out militants in two volatile Middle East nations, authorizing airstrikes in both Syria and Iraq that could last well after his presidency.
Nevada has been awarded $29.3 million in federal grants for road improvements in its two major cities, according to state lawmakers.
The Nevada Legislature launched a special session just before 1 p.m. today to consider Gov. Brian Sandoval’s deal with electric car company Tesla to build a $5 billion battery factory in Nevada in exchange for a generous package of tax breaks that will essentially allow the company to operate tax free for nearly a decade.
It was an unusual venue for a fight over gay marriage, but a congressional committee on veterans affairs on Wednesday revived debate over federal benefits for spouses in same sex couples.
The Henderson City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved contract modifications and two-year extensions for three bargaining units represented by Teamsters Local 14.
A half-dozen protesters unhappy with President Barack Obama delaying immigration reform were arrested outside an unusual political target Tuesday — one of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s Capitol offices.
For a change, Sen. Harry Reid found himself Tuesday on the receiving end of another politician’s verbal miscue.
An economic analysis of the economic impacts of the Tesla Gigafactory project in Northern Nevada suggests the electric car manufacturer will create 6,500 jobs over the next four years with an average wage of $27.35 per hour.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., said at a hearing Tuesday he found it hard to believe that delays in care did not cause patient deaths at a veterans hospital in Phoenix.
Clark County cannot eliminate longevity pay for new, future hires at University Medical Center, a move that county officials had sought in a bid to save the public hospital $122 million during the next three decades.
Gov. Brian Sandoval late Tuesday issued a proclamation calling a special legislative session to approve the deal he negotiated with electric car maker Tesla to build a $5 billion battery factory in Northern Nevada.
Las Vegas Councilman Bob Beers has asked city officials to look into what he is calling a “$4 million hole” in a soccer stadium feasibility study given to council members on Sunday.