Congress last week completed a bill that keeps alive — at least through this year —more than 50 tax breaks worth $42 billion to businesses and individuals.
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Congress will begin action this week on a tax break bill that would enable Nevadans to continue deducting their state and local sales taxes for at least one more year.
Las Vegas Township Constable John Bonaventura appears to have achieved his goal, which was stated to a staffer, that he wanted to spend all the office’s money before Clark County takes over the remnants of his abolished office.
The VA’s Southern Nevada Healthcare System passed an unannounced review of its scheduling practices for timely care with flying colors, VA officials said Tuesday.
Former Pentagon official Ashton Carter is likely to be President Barack Obama’s nominee for defense secretary, according to administration officials.
A bill to expand the reservations of six Indian tribes in Northern Nevada was approved Monday in the U.S. House.
An aide to a Republican congressman resigned Monday after her Facebook post criticizing President Barack Obama’s daughters touched off a backlash.
Multiple efforts are now underway to multiply the number of families that can offer stable temporary homes to abused and neglected children.
The Obama administration took steps last week to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and other respiratory problems, but meeting the stricter emissions limits is expected to be costly, including for the Southwest states of New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado.
President Barack Obama and his teenaged daughters, Sasha and Malia, went to an independent book store in Washington to buy books as a way to promote Small Business Saturday, an event aimed at boosting small businesses.
The future dispensaries of Clark County’s burgeoning medical marijuana industry might not be as initially widespread as expected, and resolution of the situation might be placed in the courts’ hands.
Posting political signs just got pricier in North Las Vegas. In fact, the city that used to be the cheapest when it came to permitting political signs is now the most expensive.
Advocacy groups barely waited for President Barack Obama to finish speaking about sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system to start warning about scams.
There’s no question that graffiti is a problem in North Las Vegas. The question — like nearly every dilemma the city is facing — is how to finance the fix.
Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen — who recently gave up his designation as speaker for the 2015 Legislature in an uproar over his comments about women, gays and minorities — has been cleared of charges accusing him of illegal wildlife trapping.
Las Vegas Downtown Achieves, a city-funded education organization aimed at helping schoolchildren in the downtown core, has hired its first executive administrator.
While details are emerging about what kinds of federal benefits might be available to immigrants covered by President Barack Obama’s recent executive order, the rules surrounding state benefits in Nevada remain murky.
Applications are due next week for aid for people in a Southern Nevada area affected by severe storms and flooding in early September, according to federal and state officials.
High-ranking Clark County schools official Bramby Tollen has repaid the district for claiming paid medical leave last summer while she was actually working for a school district in Washington state.
With Congress stymied in partisan fights for most of this year, more than a dozen initiatives that affect Nevadans still are awaiting action and time is running short.
It will be another week before Assembly Republicans choose a new speaker designate following the announcement Sunday by Sparks lawmaker Ira Hansen that he was stepping down from the post because of controversial statements he made while a columnist for the Sparks Daily Tribune.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel resigned on Monday, the first major change to President Barack Obama’s Cabinet since his Democrats were routed in midterm elections three weeks ago.
Assembly Speaker designate Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, said Sunday he is withdrawing from the position after newspaper columns with controversial remarks he wrote for the Sparks Daily Tribune generated widespread criticism.