What started as a do-over on a county ordinance for ride-hailing licensing in Clark County has erupted into a pressure campaign urging something Uber already is allowed to do — operate at McCarran International Airport.
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If you've driven through Henderson or North Las Vegas in the past few years, there's a good chance the police know exactly where you were — and when.
Much like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get with new federal regulations, but Nevada appears to have come out mostly OK on several controversial actions this year.
The city of Las Vegas still seems to be at odds with people who are homeless and activists at Huntridge Circle Park. A popular hangout for the homeless people in the area, Huntridge Circle Park has a storied history the city's dealings with indigenous people and the activists who feed them.
Clark County officials have approved new hires to counter staffing shortages and cut overtime costs at the county's emergency shelter for abused and neglected children.
Republicans in Congress were plunged into turmoil on Thursday when California Representative Kevin McCarthy, the favorite to succeed retiring House Speaker John Boehner, dropped out of the race in a surprise that adds to concerns about the party's ability to govern effectively.
Las Vegas has poured a little gas on a long-smoldering fire services dispute with Clark County. At issue: A decades-old agreement that charges the county for services provided by the Las Vegas Fire Department in pockets of unincorporated county within city limits.
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.
With just hours to spare before federal funding expired, Congress last week approved a stopgap measure to keep agencies open for another 10 weeks as they negotiate a budget for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1.
Nevada's new director of the Department of Administration has plenty of challenges as he starts his fourth week on the job, not the least of which is getting a handle on the myriad agencies under his control.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller introduced legislation last week that could be a boon to Las Vegas tourism.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will step down in December, an administration official said Friday.
CARSON CITY — Gov. Brian Sandoval embarked on a major Nevada road trip this week, looking to cover more than 1,100 miles as he visits nine state parks and travels through 14 counties as part of a "Discover Your Nevada" tour.
CARSON CITY — The Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City will be getting a face-lift, thanks to a $3.5 million grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
A district judge on Thursday threw out a proposed referendum petition seeking to ask voters next year to repeal a $1.4 billion tax increase approved by the 2015 Legislature to help fund Gov. Brian Sandoval's budget.
Dozens of U.S. Secret Service employees earlier this year combed the files of a House lawmaker who had been critical of security lapses at the agency and disclosed some of his personal information that was then published in the media.
Bureau of Land Management Director Neil Kornze announced Wednesday that he has selected John Ruhs as the agency's new Nevada state director. Ruhs will report to the BLM Nevada state office in Reno later this fall.
Troy Dillard, director of the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles, will retire next month after nearly three decades in state service, Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Tuesday.
New political opportunities, term limits and retirements will combine to produce significant changes to the makeup of the Nevada Legislature in the 2016 election year.
Sen. Harry Reid is donating his official and personal papers to the University of Nevada, Reno, a trove of almost 35 years of documents and electronic files a school official says will provide treasure for researchers seeking to understand the powerful Nevadan and his role in recent U.S. history.
Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Wednesday he has appointed Paul Thomsen as chairman of the Nevada Public Utilities Commission beginning Oct. 1.
National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Monday defended the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to the White House saying it would be "dangerous" if the United States did not engage with China.
Planned Parenthood would be blocked from receiving federal funds for the next year under legislation approved last week by the House largely along party lines.