Nevada will oppose an effort by opponents of same-sex marriages to get the full 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to hear arguments to ban gay marriage in the Silver State, Gov. Brian Sandoval said Wednesday.
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A new blue ribbon committee appointed by Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta to examine shortcomings in Clark County’s child welfare system and courts will meet for the first time at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Regional Justice Center.
The 19 deputies who work under Las Vegas Constable John Bonaventura will be out of a job when their boss’ term of office ends in January 2015, but the Clark County sheriff elected in November could rehire them when he takes over the duties of the abolished office.
The expansion of triage beds for the mentally ill in Southern Nevada may finally come to fruition. It’s been nearly four months since Gov. Brian Sandoval in mid-June acted to mitigate some of the most immediate problems facing the state’s troubled mental health system. One of the measures addressed the crisis local emergency rooms are experiencing — a large number of mentally ill patients seeking care the facilities are ill-equipped to provide.
As same-sex marriage cases cascade through the federal courts, Republican politicians find themselves awkwardly split into three camps. Several GOP governors, including Brian Sandoval, fit into the category of not ready to embrace same-sex marriage but wary of antagonizing its supporters.
Henderson will officially open two new parks in Inspirada neighborhoods Saturday.
A program designed to help at-risk students stay in school and become successful after graduation has received a $1.25 million grant that will allow its expansion into more Las Vegas area schools.
Two Democrats running for governor of their respective New England states are hoping for a boost from Michelle Obama as the first lady makes political stops in Massachusetts and Maine.
New taxes could be on the horizon in downtown Las Vegas, but only if some area business owners feel like paying them.
Bob Brown, president of the Opportunity Village Foundation in Las Vegas, was appointed Thursday to the federal panel that evaluates laws and policies that affect disabled people.
From welfare payments being sent to deceased individuals to the disastrous implementation of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, the 2014 Nevada Piglet Book contains what the conservative think tank NPRI calls “some of the most ridiculous examples of government waste” in the state.
North Las Vegas spokesman Mitch Fox fields personal media matters for City Councilman Isaac Barron, who owns a home that sheltered about 100 dogs and was destroyed in a Sunday fire.
A recent encounter with GOP Senate candidates Patricia Farley and Becky Harris confirmed my suspicions. They are spineless pawns.
Las Vegas leaders took another stab at regulating the city’s oft-maligned “party houses” Wednesday, voting almost unanimously for a bill to crack down on sometimes raucous short-term vacation rentals.
An ethics complaint has been filed against Secretary of State Ross Miller on allegations that he used an online election portal to unfairly gain support for his candidacy for attorney general.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.
The federal law on emergency care needs to be strengthened to combat practices of “patient dumping” like the ones that gave a Nevada-run mental health facility a black eye last year, according to a new report from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has been selected to serve as chairman of the National Governors Association Education and Workforce Committee.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada is being floated to head the Republican effort to win Senate races in 2016, a post that would raise his national profile while challenging his political skills at raising money, recruiting candidates and beating Democrats.
U.S. lawmakers scolded the head of the U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House, and director Julia Pierson promised it would never happen again.
Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta has called for a blue ribbon committee to examine deficiencies in the Clark County child welfare system and courts.
Gov. Brian Sandoval talked by phone Sunday from Kabul about his surprise trip to Afghanistan, saying it is a momentous time in the country’s history as a new president is inaugurated today to move the troubled country forward.
Rail aficionados will have something to cheer about when workers contracted by the Nevada Transportation Department begin construction of the new freeway next spring.