About 40 residents attended a consumer session sponsored Tuesday by the Nevada Public Utilities Commission to discuss NV Energy’s latest general rate filing.
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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.
A months-long search by U.S. Harry Reid and his Nevada Democratic Party failed to find a credible candidate willing to lose to Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval.
U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford of Nevada did not like what he saw in South Texas Saturday — immigrant children of all ages crammed into a concrete-floor cell in a federal detention facility.
Russia’s foreign minister on Saturday accused the United States of encouraging Ukraine to challenge Moscow and heavily weighing in on the European Union.
The U.S. government’s road safety agency is investigating complaints that the rear axles can lock up on some Dodge Ram pickup trucks, causing them to spin out of control.
U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford of Nevada is traveling to the southern border of Texas on Saturday to be briefed by federal officials on the flood of children entering the country, and to tour a holding facility where a number of them are being held.