Former U.S. Sen. and Nevada Gov. Richard Bryan has become only the second person in the history of the University of Nevada, Reno, to have a statue dedicated in his honor at the school founded in 1874.
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U.S. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada received a government watchdog group’s “dubious honor” as March Porker of the Month for blocking a bill to back inspectors general in their battles against waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement and refusing to provide a full explanation on why he did so.
The U.S. House approved a partisan bill last week that Republicans claim would help guarantee fairness in the government’s review of business mergers while Democrats warn it would gut an independent process that protects competition and consumers.
A proposal to free up some federally owned lands in Northern Nevada’s rural Pershing County for economic development and create wilderness areas while doing away with others is drawing opposition from one mining group that claims it would cut off access to public lands.
The Nevada Commission on Ethics on Wednesday determined that despite finding “sufficient credible evidence” North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee acted outside the scope of his office to influence city hiring, such actions don’t violate the state ethics law.
A top aide to Gov. Brian Sandoval told an energy task force on Tuesday that “rightly or wrongly” Nevada’s clean energy reputation has been damaged over the fallout from the recent regulatory decision affecting the rooftop solar industry.
The Drug Enforcement Agency is investigating a former Boulder City former animal control supervisor in connection with missing euthanasia drugs.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller on Monday was in Cuba along with other members of Congress and business leaders as part of President Barack Obama’s historic trip to the island nation.
Nevada environmental and economic leaders said Monday that a task force reconstituted by Gov. Brian Sandoval is a great opportunity to move the state forward on green energy development, from solar and geothermal to wind power.
Legislation to block states from enacting their own labeling laws for genetically modified foods failed to advance in the Senate last week.
While the Nevada Legislature’s lawyers are adamant that no lawmaker communications outside of final votes are public records available upon request, several lawmakers say the blackout is extreme and worth revisiting.
Nevada state treasurer is hardly a high-profile job, but Republican Dan Schwartz has managed to stay in the news.
Ringing in the new year on the Las Vegas Strip came with a new command from the Metropolitan Police Department: No large bags or strollers.
An administrator in the Boulder City utility department has been fired and a criminal investigation has been launched after a third-party audit found $50,000 missing from the city’s bank accounts last year.
President Obama’s nomination of federal Judge Merrick Garland for the U. S. Supreme Court did nothing Wednesday to change positions staked out earlier by members of Nevada’s congressional delegation.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday picked a veteran corrections administrator from out of state to take the helm of Nevada’s beleagured prison system.
North Las Vegas, still recovering from a deep recession that almost pulled it under, is proposing its biggest capital improvement plan in six years.
Education officials in Nevada breathed a collective, yet tentative, sigh of relief as the state’s standardized testing season appears to be running much more smoothly than the debacle that students encountered in the spring.
The Washington, D.C., area’s troubled Metro subway system will undergo an unprecedented 29-hour shutdown on Wednesday for an emergency safety investigation of power cabling, officials said on Tuesday.
A Nevada group advocating for the passage of a ballot question that would extend firearm background checks to private partysales and some transfers is looking to a higher power.
Local government officials in Southern Nevada are worried that a decade-old law enacted to protect Nevadans from the rising property taxes that came with skyrocketing house prices could cripple their funding for at least the next few years.
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In 2008, the Clark County district attorney’s office created a database to assure lawmakers that prosecutors would be upfront about deals made with criminals in exchange for their testimony.