The state received 65 medical marijuana establishment applications by mail since the Monday deadline, pushing the number of applications received to 502, a state official said Thursday.
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Clark County commissioners on Tuesday approved 1.5 percent pay raises for prosecutors and investigators in the district attorney’s office.
Nevada’s nascent medical marijuana licensing process has bounced back to the state from local government entities starting Tuesday.
North Las Vegas looked for a break in its gloomy fiscal forecast Monday, unveiling a flurry of potential economic growth initiatives at the first of three planned “financial summit” meetings on the state of the city’s finances.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck on Monday told a Republican audience that he voted to allow young, illegal immigrants to stay in the United States to study and work because “they have become members of our society.”
Fernando Murillo was typical of the young Latin Americans deployed to Cuba by a U.S. agency to work undercover. He had little training in the dangers of clandestine operations — or how to evade one of the world’s most sophisticated counter-intelligence services.
James Brady, the press secretary who survived a devastating head wound in the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, died Monday at the age of 73.
Las Vegas Fire Chief Willie McDonald and American Medical Response officials, after feuding since March over delivering patients to hospitals, have been working in tandem to reach a contract extension agreement acceptable to both the city and AMR.
Congress struggled last week with a response to the surge of thousands of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S. southern border, and then recessed for a five-week August break.
Federal land managers are under fire from animal welfare activists for seeking extra holding space for wild horses removed from Western rangelands.
Nevada’s two Republicans in the U.S. House broke from their party on Friday and voted to uphold President Barack Obama’s program that allows young undocumented immigrants to be exempted from deportation.
House Republicans revived their bill on the U.S.-Mexico border crisis in dramatic fashion Friday, passing it on a near party-line vote after winning over conservatives with tough new provisions that could threaten deportation for hundreds of thousands of immigrants already working in this country legally.
Las Vegas Valley veterans who have had uphill battles while seeking health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs expressed skepticism mixed with glimmers of hope for the $16.3 billion VA Reform Act that Congress passed this week.
Signature gathering efforts for an initiative petition that seeks to mandate background checks on nearly all Nevada gun purchases are expected to get underway following a ruling Friday by a Carson City district judge.
Two North Las Vegas human resources employees have filed a discrimination complaint against the city, alleging in a grievance filed with the Employee Management Relations Board that they were promoted without additional pay.
Gov. Brian Sandoval said Friday he wants to help a battered Mount Charleston neighborhood get the protection it needs to guard against future flooding.
After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected.
North Las Vegas turned over the keys to its police headquarters Thursday, sealing neighboring North Vista Hospital’s takeover of the decades-old James B. Slagle Public Safety Building.
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.
Like most of the U.S. House on Wednesday, lawmakers from the Silver State split along party lines in voting whether to authorize a lawsuit against President Barack Obama for executive actions he has taken to revise requirements of the Affordable Care Act, a target of relentless Republican opposition since it was passed four years ago.
When 135 medical students gathered Wednesday for entry into the Class of 2018 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine program at Touro University Nevada, former U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley anticipated passage of a bill that will some day let many of them train at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in North Las Vegas.
Members of Congress are going home on Thursday for a five-week summer recess and are further away than ever from reviving unemployment benefits that expired eight months ago for thousands of long-term jobless.
A sharply divided House has approved a Republican plan to file an election-season federal lawsuit against President Barack Obama.