Republican lawmakers on Thursday criticized the Bureau of Land Management’s handling of the April standoff with Clark County rancher Cliven Bundy, saying tensions could have been eased by local authorities rather than the BLM’s use of heavily armed agents.
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Language to protect privately held water rights from federal takings was included in an appropriations bill that is awaiting action in Congress, U.S. Rep. Mark Amodei announced Wednesday.
The leader of the Moapa Band of Paiutes told Congress on Wednesday that adding land to the tribe’s Southern Nevada reservation would allow it to expand further into solar energy while encouraging young people to stay close to home.
Issues raised at the first meeting of Nevada medical marijuana panel Wednesday ranged from employment protections for patients to ensuring that patients who grow their own will be allowed to continue to do so.
A low-key but high-stakes campaign is underway by opposing groups to win the hearts and minds of Nevada voters ahead of the general election and a critical vote on a margins tax to fund public education.
President Barack Obama’s request for Congress to spend almost $4 billion to address the immigration crisis on the southern border drew a mixed reaction Tuesday from Nevada Democrats, while Republicans greeted it warily.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid on Tuesday confirmed he and his wife, Landra, have picked a home in the upscale Henderson community of Anthem, and plan to move in later this summer.
A state panel on Tuesday approved nearly $1.4 million to continue Nevada’s fight against Yucca Mountain, despite the nuclear waste repository project being described by one official as “the walking dead.”
Henderson firefighters from Station 98 have spent the past six weeks training for worse-case hazardous materials scenarios with the hope of never having to use those skills.
RENO — U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials say they agree with a Nevada sheriff’s position that Moapa rancher Cliven Bundy must be held accountable for his role in an April standoff between his supporters and the federal agency.
Celebrating the ethnic diversity of America, President Barack Obama said more than two dozen foreign-born service members who became U.S. citizens at the White House on the Fourth of July are vivid reminders that welcoming immigrants “is central to our way of life.”
The term “pay to play” carries nefarious overtones when it comes to politics. Some sports enthusiasts might say the same when when it comes to baseball and soccer field fee increases in Las Vegas. Only it’s “pay more to play.”
Members of Congress have been required to note privately funded travel in annual personal financial disclosure reports they file publicly — until this year — but then reversed itself again.
Some North Las Vegas police supervisors have refused to pick up settlement payments because of a union fee they say isn’t legal.
Speaking to a Hispanic audience in Las Vegas, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday said he sees no hope to pass comprehensive immigration reform this summer and blamed House Speaker John Boehner for not holding a vote on the matter.
Nevada’s 2015 legislative session might still be seven months away, but a list of bill draft requests made public Tuesday offers a glimpse into some of the issues on the minds of state lawmakers.
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus criticized House Republican leadership Monday for an unwillingness to put immigration reform to a vote. Her comments, at a Las Vegas immigration informational fair, came on the same day President Barack Obama announced plans to force change in immigration policy via executive authority — meaning without Congressional approval.
The Henderson mayor’s attorney has been granted more time to defend the city official’s standing in office.
Republican Rep. Joe Heck is moving around some pieces in his campaign for re-election amid hints of larger shifts in the race for his seat in Congress.
President Barack Obama plans to nominate former Procter & Gamble executive Robert McDonald as the next Veterans Affairs secretary, as the White House seeks to shore up an agency beset by treatment delays and struggling to deal with an influx of new veterans returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
As he was exiting the Sawyer Building’s second-floor hearing room following a Nevada Gaming Commission monthly meeting, Chairman Peter Bernhard was complimented by a state gaming enforcement agent on his handling of individuals and companies seeking licensing approval.
Come Tuesday, some mental health service improvements recently approved by the state will be rolled out in Southern Nevada. Others will be introduced in the coming months, state officials said Thursday.
The U.S. Senate voted last week to reauthorize more than 30 job training programs while scrapping 15 others and changing the way many train people and help them find jobs.