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CARSON CITY - Local government union representatives said Friday they have no issue with the public posting of details of collective bargaining agreements before approval by elected officials, but they asked for the same level of transparency for other contract matters as well.
The U.S. House of Representatives gave final approval on Friday to a one-week stopgap spending bill for the domestic security agency, averting a partial shutdown with just hours to spare before a midnight deadline.
WASHINGTON – A Northern Nevada tribe and the federal government on Friday completed an agreement that settles longstanding claims for water along a fork of the Owyhee River.
Legislation that would repeal a federal handle tax on Nevada sports books was reintroduced in Congress Friday by Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., who said the levy places an undue burden on the state’s sports book industry.
Las Vegas city leaders are puzzling over a proposed ordinance that would block a citywide vote on a proposed soccer stadium, though the measure set for a City Council vote next week doesn’t actually say that.
A new effort to improve how campus sex assaults are investigated and judged was launched Thursday by a dozen senators including Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada.
Employees would have to work more than 40 hours a week before receiving overtime pay under a bill introduced Wednesday in the Nevada Legislature.
When President Barack Obama rejected a bill approving the Keystone pipeline Tuesday, he opened a new era of governing — one where vetoes are a lot more common.
State lawmakers took up the first of three 2nd Amendment bills Wednesday, with the Assembly Judiciary Committee hearing testimony on a bill that would require Nevada to recognize concealed carry weapon permits issued to individuals from all other states.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt on Wednesday presented Congress the case against President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration, delivering an argument he said should focus on constitutional law and not partisan politics.
Legislation to add members of the general public to the PERS oversight board rejected by lawmakers.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., said he disappointed that Veterans Secretary Robert McDonald did not mention in a meeting Monday that he’d be apologizing the next day for lying about his special operations service.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is turning over leadership again at the top of its embattled regional benefits office in Reno.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday swiftly delivered on his vow to veto a Republican bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, leaving the long-debated project in limbo for another indefinite period.
There will not be a repeat of the drama that played out in the state Legislature two years ago over gay marriage now that a federal appeals court has ruled same-sex marriage is legal in Nevada.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada was sporting a new look Tuesday after two months of being seen wearing a broad bandage over the right side of his face.
University officials made their pitch to the Legislature Tuesday to increase initial funding for a UNLV medical school beyond the $9.3 million that was included in Gov. Brian Sandoval’s budget so it can begin operating in 2017.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Monday urged Republicans in Congress to pass a homeland security bill by deadline this week and avert a shutdown that could disrupt millions of dollars in grants to Nevada and more than 1,500 government workers.
The U.S. Justice Department on Monday formally requested an emergency stay to put on hold a Texas judge’s decision that temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration from taking effect.
The legacy of one of Nevada’s early leaders is under fire in one of the more upscale neighborhoods of the nation’s capital.
Not even a year on the job and North Las Vegas’ director of neighborhood and leisure services has decided to call it quits.
A flurry of firearm and Second Amendment related bills introduced in the Legislature have already generated plenty of controversy even though none of the major proposals have even had hearings yet.