Clark County on Tuesday announced the new directors of the Department of Family Services and the Department of Social Service.
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Congress on Friday approved a massive spending bill for the fiscal year that included no new funding for Yucca Mountain to the delight of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid.
Congressional leaders on Wednesday promoted a bipartisan deal on a $650 billion tax measure that included making permanent a provision allowing Nevadans to continue deducting state and local sales taxes from their federal taxable income.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Monday said he was still finalizing a proclamation to call a special session of the Legislature into session to review a package of tax abatements and credits to bring the electric car manufacturer Faraday Future to Southern Nevada.
Boulder City Police Chief Bill Conger said he won't be making any more statements regarding a scandal at the city's animal shelter, including to clarify remarks the city attorney contradicted.
The U.S. Postal Service is now being overseen by a Board of Governors made up of a single presidential appointee — former Rep. James Bilbray of Nevada.
The U.S. Senate last week easily gave final legislative approval and President Barack Obama signed into law a long-awaited education bill that overhauls the much-maligned No Child Left Behind Act.
Sen. Harry Reid has laced up his boxing gloves yet again to seek justice for the first African-American to hold the world heavyweight boxing championship belt.
A key lawmaker used his own committee Wednesday to try and breathe new life into his anti-online gambling bill while Nevada State Sen. Mark Lipparelli told lawmakers of the successes chalked up by the Silver State and two others with legal Internet gaming.
A rooftop solar company on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Gov. Brian Sandoval to compel the release of public records sought in its inquiry into any discussions he or his staff have had with NV Energy lobbyists relating to net metering in Nevada.
A federal judge Tuesday denied a preliminary injunction seeking to block federal land use regulations intended to protect sage grouse.
A state panel on Tuesday approved a nearly $94,000 contract with the architectural and engineering firm of Kittrell Garlock & Associates of Las Vegas to design a new execution facility at Ely State Prison.
Responding to recent terrorist attacks at home and abroad, the House easily approved a bill Tuesday to close security gaps in the nation's visa waiver program that was created in the 1980s to promote travel and tourism.
A day after President Barack Obama's Oval Office address to the nation about the efforts he's leading to defeat ISIS, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced a new Democratic bill meant to "take the fight to ISIS while enhancing the protection of Americans here at home."
When Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, she got some advice in 2010, in advance of her trip to Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval talked to other governors from the West on Saturday about a variety of issues during the final day of the two-day Western Governors' Association conference at the Four Seasons in Las Vegas.
Congress approved a five-year transportation bill last week, ending a decade of stopgap funding extensions that had frustrated long-term road, bridge and transit planning across the country.
Western governors gathered Friday for a conference in Las Vegas, just two days after the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, put a renewed emphasis on homeland security.
Gov. Brian Sandoval received assurance Friday from Interior Secretary Sally Jewell that the federal government will honor existing mineral rights and use Nevada's updated maps when considering land-use restrictions to protect sage grouse.
Nevada will receive millions in new transportation dollars and a significant interstate designation was given to a future route linking Las Vegas and Reno under a five-year, $305 billion measure signed into law Friday by President Barack Obama.
The Clark County district attorney's office is creating a new unit to examine claims of innocence in light of revelations of wrongful criminal convictions around the country.
One day after 14 people were slain in a mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif., Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid on Thursday blamed lawmakers for not acting on an "epidemic of gun violence" and described the National Rife Association as the Republican Party's "quasi-militant wing."
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Dean Heller won a lopsided vote Thursday on his amendment to repeal the so-called Cadillac tax on expensive health insurance plans.