Nevada is working to fix a system that keeps paroled prisoners behind bars because they're too poor to pay for somewhere to live on the outside.
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Delays in hiring staff and completing building repairs have pushed back next week's planned reopening of Nevada's only maximum-security juvenile correctional facility in Clark County.
The lawsuit filed this week against the state's sweeping school choice program did not shock Gov. Brian Sandoval. Both opponents and fans of the education savings accounts, which offer about $5,000 in tax dollars for students to use at private or religious schools, fully expected a legal challenge when the governor signed legislation creating the new program.
Disagreement over how restaurants are being regulated boiled over at a Southern Nevada Health District board meeting Thursday with an official offering her resignation and walking out after she was criticized by her staff.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck said Thursday that birthright citizenship should be on the table in the broader dialogue about immigration reform.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday appointed Patrick Cates, a veteran state administrator, as director of the Department of Administration.
An arbitrator has awarded a contract in favor of Clark County, ending the county's two-year stretch of negotiations with its largest union.
Vice President Joe Biden received President Barack Obama's "blessing" to make a 2016 bid for the White House, according to a senior Democrat.
A federal judge Tuesday ordered the government to pay $146,938 in legal fees to the driver of a motor home who fought the seizure of cash from the home on a Nevada highway.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid's close relationship with President Barack Obama paid off in political dividends on Monday.
The crowded field of Democrats running for Congress in the state's 4th Congressional District is about to undergo a shake-up.
Sen. Harry Reid announced Sunday he plans to vote for the nuclear agreement President Obama reached with Iran, declaring it "the best path to stop Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon."
WASHINGTON — In efforts to highlight their get-tough stances on immigration, some Republican candidates for president have pulled in Sen. Harry Reid and one of the episodes in his career that he later said he came to regret.
President Barack Obama and Nevada's U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, two of the most powerful Democrats in the nation, are playing key roles in the National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas on Monday.
While the likelihood of Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval calling a special legislative session remains an unknown, state Treasurer Dan Schwartz already knows what he will include on a wish list for lawmakers to consider.
It was 5 o'clock somewhere, and former Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins was holed up in his home office drinking a can of Coors Light and fielding calls from well-wishers and bull brokers.
A recent report also showed that Nevada's unemployment rate declined for the 53rd straight month in July.
The embattled executive director of the agency providing public housing in Southern Nevada told Clark County commissioners that he has taken classes on the prevention of harassment and discrimination, but on Friday he refused to show proof of that to his oversight board.
WASHINGTON — A conservative legal foundation has sued the Justice Department for documents that might shed light on a controversial 2011 policy change legalizing gambling over the Internet.
State officials are investigating a complaint that raises this question: Should a man who was convicted of poisoning children on his son's football team in 2000 be in charge of an entire city's water?
It looks as if Clark County's latest More Cops tax proposal has the votes to pass.
Nevada's top judge wants to know why guardians in Las Vegas are paid significantly more than their counterparts in other parts of Nevada and elsewhere.
A North Las Vegas city worker is accusing a top city administrator of offering to protect her from Mayor John Lee's retribution in exchange for sex, according to a complaint filed with a government entity that handles disagreements between employers and employees.