Nevada State Sen. Debbie Smith,D-Sparks has been named president of the National Conference of State Legislatures during the organization’s annual legislative summit.
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The Department of Justice under U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has become beholden to politics, not federal law, under the Obama administration, the authors of a new book said Monday in Las Vegas.
Nevada state employees must pay a significantly larger share of their health insurance premiums than their counterparts in other states, a report released Tuesday said.
Henderson Assistant City Manager Fred Horvath was under the legal limit for DUI on Friday, the Review-Journal has learned.
A 31-year-old Oklahoma man has been charged in federal court with threatening to kill U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and harm the Nevada lawmaker’s family.
The latest bid by Clark County Family Services employees to draw attention to safety concerns and problems in the agency was a flier aimed at the department director called “Ask Lisa Why…” But efforts to get Lisa Ruiz-Lee’s attention go back to at least December, according to an employee and union officials.
In Las Vegas, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Monday urged steelworkers to vote for Democrats Nov. 4 to ensure the Senate stays in the party’s hands and to offer a long-shot chance to take over the House.
Nevada business leaders want the Legislature to consider holding a special session this year to put together an incentive package to lure Tesla Motors’ $5 billion lithium battery factory to the state, but lawmakers aren’t sold on the idea.
CARSON CITY – Capital city resident Mark Gibbons was at Carson District Court on Monday but the visit wasn’t in his official capacity as chief justice of the Nevada Supreme Court. No, Gibbons was called for jury duty, just like any other resident.
Flash flood victims last week dug out more debris from 2-plus inches of rain that struck their Mount Charleston homes and roadways July 28, knowing that they could be tested again, and yet some of them are voicing optimism that the state and Clark County will broker a deal leading to a flood diversion project.
In his first meeting as chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission, Tony Alamo Jr. turned the Sawyer Building conference room into a doctor’s office.
On April 28, three youth escaped from Red Rock Academy, a state juvenile correction facility in Clark County. The facility, which opened in December, was placed on a corrective action plan. Security flaws were addressed and staff members involved in the incident were disciplined.
Healthcare.gov is supposed to fix Nevada’s Obamacare sign-up woes. But with consumer faith in exchanges badly shaken, not to mention lingering technical concerns with the incomplete federal site, observers say the Silver State is all but sure to face headwinds when enrollment begins again on Nov. 15.
Large worker caseloads aren’t a new issue for Clark County’s child welfare agency. And although recommendations over the years have been made to set a cap on how many cases should be assigned to a worker, county officials don’t support doing so.
Fred Horvath, assistant city manager of Henderson, has been placed on administrative leave pending the result of a police investigation into his arrest Friday afternoon on suspicion of driving under the influence
A Los Angeles-based health organization has filed a formal complaint with the State of Nevada, alleging a California porn company did not require its actors to use condoms during an adult film shoot in Las Vegas.
President Barack Obama authorized U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq Thursday night, warning they would be launched if needed to defend Americans from advancing Islamic militants and protect civilians under siege. His announcement threatened a renewal of U.S. military involvement in the country’s long sectarian war.
An error during construction of McCarran International Airport’s $99 million, 352-foot Federal Aviation Administration tower will delay the opening of the facility by at least a year and could cost millions of dollars to fix.
Mixups on a health plan bought through the state’s insurance exchange have left a Las Vegas family facing more than $1 million in medical bills.
North Las Vegas will not have an opportunity to reargue a $4.25 million appeal it lost in March before the Nevada Supreme Court.
North Las Vegas unveiled more tweaks to its medical marijuana business licensing ordinance Wednesday, signing off on changes meant to fast track applicants who qualify for a newly created “cross-jurisdictional” license.
The city of Las Vegas has promoted longtime City Engineer David Bowers to public works director.
Owners of The Love Store lost a license appeal Tuesday to operate what they call a “romance boutique” in Henderson.