Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta on Friday called for a unified effort to achieve child welfare system improvements identified in a report issued by a nine-person state Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission.
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Attorney General Adam Laxalt responded in writing to U.S. Rep. Dina Titus’ letter criticizing him for signing onto a lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration.
Clark County is in the early stages of looking into potential fire code changes aimed at improving the safety at hookah lounges, where patrons light up flavored tobacco.
Clark County is considering shutting down Lion Habitat Ranch, citing zoning violations and safety concerns. It says the only exotic animals that should be on the property are lions.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech urging Congress to take a firmer hand on Iran than what is being pursued by President Barack Obama was applauded by Nevada Republicans but was greeted with frustration by Democrats.
The House of Representatives approved full fiscal-year funding for the U.S. domestic security agency on Tuesday, dealing a blow to conservative Republicans who had wanted the bill to include language blocking President Barack Obama’s recent executive orders on immigration.
An Assembly bill seeking to change the public employees retirement system in Nevada for future hires by switching to a mostly defined-contribution plan generated a lengthy debate Tuesday with government employee groups opposed and some business groups supportive.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to offer an alternative in his speech to the U.S. Congress on the ongoing nuclear talks with Iran, a senior U.S. administration official said on Tuesday.
A controversial bill that would extend a bond rollover program to address pressing Nevada school construction needs rose from the dead Tuesday in an Assembly committee but not without rancor among Republicans.
A Senate resolution that asks Congress to convey more than 7 million acres of federal land to state control generated a large volume of testimony on both sides of the issue at a Monday hearing, but the issue appeared to be as polarizing as ever.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Monday told a crowd of about 400 people in Las Vegas that he applies conservative values — not just talks about them — as he seriously considers a run for president in 2016.
Clark County child welfare workers should have the freedom to voice job-related concerns to the news media, contends the union that represents them. But a Family Services media policy revision enacted by county officials in 2014 means they now have to get permission from the department director first.
After more than a year of mewling and howling, Clark County leaders may soon decide who gets to run Nevada’s largest animal shelter. A county commissioners’ meeting set for March 17 could settle what appears to be a two-way race.
The United States and five other major powers are seeking to negotiate an agreement with Iran to curb its nuclear program in exchange for relief from economic sanctions.
Paying Clark County government employees for time spent doing union business cost taxpayers $346,000 in 2013.
The public can attend or watch a televised fact-finding review Monday of a police shooting in February 2014 that killed a man near Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
CARSON CITY - Local government union representatives said Friday they have no issue with the public posting of details of collective bargaining agreements before approval by elected officials, but they asked for the same level of transparency for other contract matters as well.
The U.S. House of Representatives gave final approval on Friday to a one-week stopgap spending bill for the domestic security agency, averting a partial shutdown with just hours to spare before a midnight deadline.
WASHINGTON – A Northern Nevada tribe and the federal government on Friday completed an agreement that settles longstanding claims for water along a fork of the Owyhee River.
Legislation that would repeal a federal handle tax on Nevada sports books was reintroduced in Congress Friday by Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., who said the levy places an undue burden on the state’s sports book industry.
Las Vegas city leaders are puzzling over a proposed ordinance that would block a citywide vote on a proposed soccer stadium, though the measure set for a City Council vote next week doesn’t actually say that.
A new effort to improve how campus sex assaults are investigated and judged was launched Thursday by a dozen senators including Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada.
Employees would have to work more than 40 hours a week before receiving overtime pay under a bill introduced Wednesday in the Nevada Legislature.