U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., joined a coalition of seven other Democratic and GOP senators this week in a bid to force colleges and universities to show the same urgency when it comes to investigating and policing sexual assaults on modern-day campuses.
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North Las Vegas looks primed to redraw its voting districts for the first time in a decade. City Council members on Wednesday heard plans for a proposed redistricting effort that, if approved, would wrap up just months before a pair of City Council seats go up for grabs in November 2015.
A bill that passed the U.S. House on Wednesday contains a message that federal agencies shouldn’t discriminate against Las Vegas or other resort cities when they plan conferences or meetings.
The Las Vegas City Council passed yet another ordinance Wednesday in its struggle to control alcohol abuse on the Fremont Street Experience.
The Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday created a new salary range for city manager — a range of between $200,000 and $320,000 — then cautiously picked the low end for City Manager Betsy Fretwell.
The Henderson City Council in a rare 3-2 vote denied an application from a local restaurant with bar to stay open 24 hours. Councilman John Marz said that Wahoo’s Fish Tacos & More on Horizon Ridge Parkway wants to operate as a tavern, which is not approved for that location, while remaining licensed as a bar.
The White House is defying a congressional subpoena by keeping a top political aide to President Barack Obama from testifying at a hearing Wednesday, setting up a potential new legal battle in this midterm election year.
A senior fellow of the CATO libertarian think tank criticized the proposed Nevada business margins tax in Reno on Tuesday, calling it “something that chokes off the start of new businesses.”
The annual salaries of the North Las Vegas and Henderson constables were dropped to $103,456 from, respectively, about $250,000 and $180,000 on Tuesday.
Las Vegas Township Constable John Bonaventura ordered the shredding of documents from an internal investigation that determined his second-in-command, Deputy Chief Dean Lauer, had used office resources to look for information about adult film actresses, the Review-Journal has learned.
Since a new law cracking down on businesses that provide legal services without authorization went into effect March 1, more than half of those audited by state investigators were found to be out of compliance. That law applies to a range of businesses, including tax preparers and document services that focus on divorce and naturalization.
The four U.S. House members from Nevada have spent more than $357,000 so far this Congress on taxpayer-funded mailings and newsletters and telephone mass meetings, forms of outreach that enable them to communicate with constituents but that also can serve as subtle advertisements for them as incumbents.
Democrat Bob Goodman is back in Nevada this week and ready to accept campaign contributions and begin his long-shot effort to replace GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval in the November general election.
Efforts to accelerate North Las Vegas’ economic recovery and development are likely to hinge on a single 8-mile stretch of the 215 Beltway.
Legislation that would expand hunting and fishing access on federal land failed to advance in the U.S. Senate last week over a political battle on gun rights.
Henderson Township Constable Earl Mitchell’s salary is something of a mystery, even though he’s an elected official.
A Utah congressman has introduced legislation to allow Western states and American Indian tribes to take over management of wild horses and burros from the federal government.
Clark County firefighters would get a 1.5 percent cost-of-living pay increase under a tentative agreement reached between county management and the firefighters’ union.
Bruce Gilbert, the new executive director of the Silver State Health Exchange, says he’s undaunted by the big job of fixing the troubled Obamacare agency
This week, Reps. Dina Titus and Steven Horsford joined with other House Democrats to support a bill aimed at blunting the effect of last week’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby allowing churches and religious nonprofits to continue to avoid the contraceptive mandate.
Henderson’s 533 nonunion employees will receive a bonuses totaling $1.1 million, the city confirmed Thursday.
A hazardous material response team was on site at the U.S. Capitol following an industrial spill incident that began sometime around 2:30 a.m. to 3 a.m., closing the House side of the building.
Libertarians at annual meeting in Las Vegas raise concerns about government spying, militarized police and IRS audits.