Nevada and Las Vegas area police have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars providing extra officers for crowd and traffic control during President Barack Obama’s trips here, but they won’t be getting any of that money back.
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The Board of Regents last week created local advisory councils for the community colleges in the state, a move some education watchdogs fear is just window dressing to appease advocates who want community members to have more say in the colleges.
The latest iteration of a controversial plan to build a downtown Las Vegas soccer stadium features a parking garage funded by $20 million in Sales Tax Anticipation Revenue bonds.
New state Attorney General Adam Laxalt has big plans for Nevada, including offering more legal help for veterans, outlawing campaign gifts to the office, protecting the state from federal intrusion and continuing some of his predecessor’s priorities of protecting residents from harm and criminal scams.
Gov. Brian Sandoval expressed confidence Sunday that he’ll be able to work well with a more conservative Legislature, although he said he may need to tweak his plans for major tax reform with new GOP lawmakers in mind.
In a symbolic gesture of disapproval, U.S. House Republicans last week approved a bill to nullify President Barack Obama’s executive order shielding millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation.
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Vietnam War veteran Steve Lowery of Las Vegas has the scars, the medals and his Marine Corps medical records to prove he was wounded when his 12-man reconnaissance team was attacked on March 5, 1969. Then he ran into the Reno VA benefits office, which refused his benefits claim.
Las Vegas TV station KTNV-Channel 13 was fined for representing paid ads as “Special Reports” in 2009, according to the Federal Communications Commission.
Wild burros in the northern Pahrump Valley are being gathered and moved to prevent roadside hazards along state Route 160, according to the Bureau of Land Management.
How do cabs and Uber compare? The fares were comparable — within a couple of dollars — but the Uber payment system was much simpler. Uber’s biggest edge was in pickup time. On average, Uber drivers arrived six times faster than the cabs.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell told a meeting of Western governors in Las Vegas on Saturday that the U.S. government’s goal is to find a way to save the sage grouse without having to list it as an endangered species.
Nevada officials are working with Clark County Department of Family Services to increase Child Haven’s capacity for the second time in five months. Clark County’s emergency shelter for abused and neglected children saw its latest surge in population last week when it was housing 97 residents, exceeding its state-approved capacity of 70.
A top official with the city of Henderson, who was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in August, settled his court case by paying a $195 fine for improper parking.
The state will spend up to $44,000 to have an expert review the homicide of a Clark County foster girl while in care and other child fatalities and near fatalities across Nevada.
A long simmering jurisdictional battle between Las Vegas and Clark County is about to boil over.
The U.S. House voted Thursday to declare prized prehistoric fossil beds in the Las Vegas Valley as a government-protected national monument, part of a bill that combined defense programs with parks and public lands.
With Assemblyman John Hambrick of Las Vegas being named Assembly speaker earlier this week, the top leadership in both parties and in both houses of the Nevada Legislature is from Southern Nevada for possibly the first time in state history.
A public lands bill agreement hammered out by U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and other senior lawmakers during the lame-duck session of Congress incorporated more than five dozen natural resources initiatives into a must-pass defense authorization bill headed to final votes in the coming days.
Construction crews finished a section of underground pipeline that will take treated waste water from North Las Vegas’ reclamation facility to the Las Vegas Wash.
With the threat of lawsuits looming, Las Vegas city leaders Wednesday decided Nuleaf CLV should get a chance to find a new location for the shop it proposed at 4500 West Charleston Blvd.
The U.S. House voted Wednesday to extend more than 50 tax breaks for another year, including one that allows Nevadans a deduction for what they pay in state and local sales taxes.
A bill introduced Wednesday in Congress would grant extra benefits to veterans pursuing degrees in science or tech occupations.