Nevada’s only maximum-security psychiatric facility is still struggling with the timely admission of court-ordered patients, a condition of a federal lawsuit settlement, according to a defense lawyer and state records.
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A bill seeking to sort out compensation for Filipinos who fought alongside U.S. troops during World War II was resubmitted in Congress this week.
The mother and maternal grandparents of a boy who suffered severe brain injury in 2012 while in foster care are suing Nevada and Clark County.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada is likely to return to the Capitol next week after missing the first two weeks of the Senate while recuperating from injuries suffered in a home accident, aides confirmed Wednesday.
An Ohio man claiming sympathy with Islamic State militants was arrested and charged on Wednesday in connection with a plot to attack the U.S. Capitol with guns and bombs, court documents disclosed.
Gov. Brian Sandoval is expected to seek a new business license fee based on gross receipts to raise about $430 million over two years to pay for his proposals to improve public education in Nevada, the Review-Journal has learned.
Nevada Republicans in the House voted Wednesday to block President Barack Obama’s offer of legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants, but they stopped short of endorsing deportation for people already granted permits to remain in the country.
Berwick’s, a restaurant and bar that had been touted as a symbol of downtown Henderson’s renaissance, has closed after just four months in business, but a pizzeria has agreed to a deal to move into the space.
Gov. Brian Sandoval during his first term in office led several trade missions to far-flung locales. His trips were financed by a nonprofit group, formed outside government bureaucracy.
A bill being prepared in Congress seeks to put Yucca Mountain back on the table as lawmakers seek to break a gridlock over managing and disposing the nation’s nuclear waste.
Nevada lawmakers plan to reintroduce a bill on Wednesday that seeks to cut red tape on federal lands so rescue or recovery teams can search without delays for victims of accidents or foul play.
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security this week while blocking President Barack Obama’s actions on immigration, House Speaker John Boehner said on Tuesday.
Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson on Monday promised to tackle tax reform early in the upcoming legislative session, saying he hopes to approve a plan in March that would raise new revenue for education.
The 9th Circuit Court has denied a request to rehear a ruling that overturned Nevada’s ban on same-sex marriage.
North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee’s chief of staff recently said a big victory for the mayor would be announced soon: Attaching his city’s name to one of the College of Southern Nevada campuses. But the people who are in charge of that decision say there isn’t a plan to change the college’s name.
A local child advocacy organization is lobbying to improve how authorities interview child victims of sexual assault.
Reps. Mark Amodei and Cresent Hardy, both R-Nev., commenced sharing an apartment in a new complex about a half-mile from their Capitol Hill offices.
The city of Las Vegas plans to spend about $900,000 to design a bridge over the railroad tracks between Main Street and Symphony Park, the 61-acre former railroad yard often called the heart of Las Vegas’ downtown redevelopment efforts.
Laws requiring voter IDs and tightening up other election rules have been sweeping the county as more Republican governors and lawmakers win election and as civil rights leaders protest the changes they argue could disenfranchise thousands of voters.
Tom Akers and his consulting firm found unpaid rent no obstacle to landing a big Clark County contract.
Records show that in 2007 Clark County commissioners unanimously committed to child welfare improvement goals, including restricting to one the number of unrelated infants or toddlers placed in a single foster home.
Las Vegans opposed to using taxpayer funds to help build a $200 million downtown soccer stadium had no trouble Saturday gathering signatures on a petition to put the project on the June 2 municipal election ballot.
Southern Nevada business and government leaders took a last chance to bend the ears of state lawmakers Friday, joining incoming and outgoing legislators for a final issues forum before the start of the 2015 legislative session