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.
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It was an unusual venue for a fight over gay marriage, but a congressional committee on veterans affairs on Wednesday revived debate over federal benefits for spouses in same sex couples.
The Henderson City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved contract modifications and two-year extensions for three bargaining units represented by Teamsters Local 14.
A half-dozen protesters unhappy with President Barack Obama delaying immigration reform were arrested outside an unusual political target Tuesday — one of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s Capitol offices.
For a change, Sen. Harry Reid found himself Tuesday on the receiving end of another politician’s verbal miscue.
An economic analysis of the economic impacts of the Tesla Gigafactory project in Northern Nevada suggests the electric car manufacturer will create 6,500 jobs over the next four years with an average wage of $27.35 per hour.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., said at a hearing Tuesday he found it hard to believe that delays in care did not cause patient deaths at a veterans hospital in Phoenix.
Clark County cannot eliminate longevity pay for new, future hires at University Medical Center, a move that county officials had sought in a bid to save the public hospital $122 million during the next three decades.
Gov. Brian Sandoval late Tuesday issued a proclamation calling a special legislative session to approve the deal he negotiated with electric car maker Tesla to build a $5 billion battery factory in Northern Nevada.
Las Vegas Councilman Bob Beers has asked city officials to look into what he is calling a “$4 million hole” in a soccer stadium feasibility study given to council members on Sunday.
Concerns about worker safety spurred Family Services employees and their union to petition Clark County commissioners on Aug. 5. But subsequent talks between county and employee union officials have proven frustrating to both sides.
Las Vegas Councilman Bob Coffin is trying to figure out why a vital feasibility study for a proposed subsidized soccer stadium in Symphony Park was dated Aug. 20, but didn’t make it into the hands of city council members until Sunday, several days after a crucial vote on the topic.
A concerted effort by gay marriage advocates to end bans on same gender unions across the country took center stage in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals here on Monday, where a panel of three judges heard challenges from Nevada and Idaho.
The Las Vegas Township constable’s office has a record of misusing a widely used law enforcement database system for conducting criminal background and warrant checks, records obtained by the Review-Journal show.
U.S. President Barack Obama reversed course on Saturday and delayed taking executive action on immigration reform until after November congressional elections, bowing to concerns it could cost his fellow Democrats control of the U.S. Senate.
In the wake of the June death of a 7-month-old foster girl in deteriorating health, the Clark County Department of Family Services’ medical consent practices are being reviewed. The issue garnered attention in July after the baby’s grieving foster mother implored state lawmakers to review Clark County’s procedures.
The morning bell won’t ring until 9 a.m. at the earliest for any Nevada middle or high school if one state lawmaker has his way.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has informed states that Medicaid will now cover autism services under Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment coverage, expanding access to programs for families in need.
The administrator normally charged with handling North Las Vegas’ layoffs has left the city. Human Resources Director Austin Scaccia, an eight-year City Hall veteran, was no longer a city employee as of Thursday afternoon.
University Medical Center attorneys are fighting a critical report on the hospital tied to a class-action lawsuit from employees seeking compensation for working during unpaid lunch breaks.
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., on Wednesday criticized President Barack Obama for saying the U.S. lacks a strategy to deal with militants in Iraq and Syria who have beheaded at least two journalists in recent days.
City of Las Vegas officials cracked down on mobile car washes Wednesday, picking up an ordinance meant to keep unlicensed mobile car wash operators from setting up shop in front of brick-and-mortar businesses, but the impact on nonprofit groups holding car wash fundraisers remains unclear.
Henderson City Council unanimously decided Tuesday to table discussion of a ballot question to address the city’s infrastructure deficit until after the 2015 Legislature to see if state lawmakers take any steps to lift a 3 percent property tax cap adopted in 2005.