Southern Nevada business and government leaders took a last chance to bend the ears of state lawmakers Friday, joining incoming and outgoing legislators for a final issues forum before the start of the 2015 legislative session
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Newly released records suggest federal prosecutors had enough evidence to charge U.S. Sen. John Ensign of Nevada with lobbying or campaign finance violations, but backed off because of fear of losing in court and “undue deference to public officials,” according to a watchdog group that sued for access to the documents.
Assembly Speaker designate John Hambrick, R-Las Vegas, said ousted Taxation Chairwoman Michele Fiore may be preparing legal action against him after he took her out of her leadership positions last week.
In the end, making a political issue personal might have done in Assemblywoman Michele Fiore.
An ice age boneyard at the northern edge of the Las Vegas Valley is now one signature away from becoming Nevada’s newest federally recognized natural landmark.
Petitions seeking to expand background check requirements for gun purchases and to allow the recreational use of marijuana are sufficient and will be submitted to the 2015 Legislature, Secretary of State Ross Miller said Monday.
Clark County commissioners tapped former State Gaming Control Board Chairman Mark Lipparelli to fill the state Senate District 6 vacancy created by Mark Hutchison’s election to the lieutenant governor post in November.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday will pick a Republican to fill a vacancy in the Nevada Senate, which will have a slim 11-10 GOP majority in the 2015 session. Mark Hutchison, R-Las Vegas, resigned Monday from his Senate District 6 seat after being elected lieutenant governor in November.
The Nevada Supreme Court rejected an attempt to remove Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen from office Wednesday.
Nevada voters will go to the polls Tuesday to pick the state’s top constitutional officers, its four members of Congress, legislators, judges, county commissioners, clerks, sheriffs and more in the midterm election.
Republicans hope to capitalize on sluggish Democratic turnout in the midterm election to turn the balance of power in the Nevada Senate to their favor, though the deeply Democratic assembly is all but out of reach.
Instead of holding court on Oct. 2, several local judges attended a campaign event in Henderson, and most of them cleared their court calendars to do so.
Republicans have a slight advantage or are statistically tied with Democratic opponents in two key Senate races that could determine whether the GOP retakes control of Nevada’s upper house, according to several new polls.
Vice President Joe Biden is heading back to Las Vegas on Monday.
State Sen. Justin Jones of Las Vegas said Wednesday that both Democratic and Republican lawmakers plan to make school construction and education funding a top priority when the next legislative session convenes in February.
At least one local politician is now among those who have taken part in the “ice bucket challenge” — the viral fundraising stunt that has raised over $10 million for the ALS Association in the past few weeks.
The city of Las Vegas has promoted longtime City Engineer David Bowers to public works director.
Visiting Las Vegas, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the head of the Democratic National Committee, on Monday defended Senate Majority Harry Reid’s Senate leadership, saying Republicans deserve all the blame for gridlock in Congress.
A Republican can’t win the White House in 2016 unless the GOP presidential nominee offers a positive vision for the future instead of criticizing Democratic policies, former national GOP leader Michael Steele and Steve Forbes said Friday at a Las Vegas forum.
Seven out of 10 Latino voters nationwide say it’s “very” or “extremely” important for Congress to pass an immigration reform bill this year, according to a new poll released Tuesday with a summer window of opportunity closing by Aug. 1.
American Medical Response General Manager Scott White is alleging patient care is being put at risk because there are delays of up to 30 minutes before 911 dispatchers are calling AMR.
Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, a Las Vegas Democrat running for lieutenant governor, finally said flat out that she opposes a proposed 2 percent margins tax on business because “it can have negative effects on our jobs.”
The Republican National Committee will make a technical site visit to Las Vegas on Thursday to help determine whether the city will win the right to host the 2016 convention where the GOP will nominate its presidential candidate.
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