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.
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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.
The two top Republicans running for lieutenant governor — Sue Lowden and Mark Hutchison — have dueling TV ads on Hutchison’s role in President Barack Obama’s signature health care insurance law.
A Nevada-registered political action committee on Friday filed an “elections integrity” complaint against the State Government Leadership Foundation for running a $500,000 TV and Internet ad campaign against Secretary of State Ross Miller, a Democrat running for attorney general.
Las Vegas is angling to host the 2016 Republican National Convention at the same time the Nevada Taxicab Authority is trying to shake off a reputation for lax enforcement of taxi drivers who long-haul passengers to illegally jack up fares.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck on Friday demoted his campaign manager after he was ejected from a basketball game last weekend between the University of Nevada, Reno and its rival, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, for making an obscene gesture during a heated exchange among fans.
Democratic Secretary of State Ross Miller, who’s running for Nevada attorney general, on Monday threatened to pursue “every legal option” to force the State Government Leadership Foundation to reveal its donors after the group launched an attack ad and website against him.
A national group is launching a $500,000 TV ad campaign and website targeting Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller, a Democrat running for Nevada attorney general, painting him as a politician leading the high life and taking freebies.
Most of America’s young adults are single, don’t go to church and while half say they have no loyalty to a political party, when pushed they tend to swing further left politically than those before them.
Democrats plan to deploy “trackers” with video cameras to Las Vegas if the city wins the 2016 Republican National Convention to catch convention-goers possibly getting into trouble or going into and out of Strip bars and casinos, which might not go over well at home.
The 2016 Republican National Convention will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center if the city wins the right to host the nationally televised event, which could be a $400 million-plus boon to Southern Nevada’s economy, the convention center confirmed Tuesday.
A dozen years ago, Gov. Kenny Guinn won re-election in a landslide against then-state Sen. Joe Neal, the first black man to win the Democratic nomination in Nevada.
U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford got a from-the-ground perspective of the working man and woman in Las Vegas on Friday — by working as a UPS deliveryman.
Sharron Angle, a former Nevada assemblywoman and failed U.S. Senate candidate who has made fighting alleged election corruption a personal quest, wants to amend the state Constitution to require photo identification to vote.
Sticking to his word, suspended Family Court Judge Steven Jones filed paperwork late Tuesday withdrawing from his re-election race.
Banging drums, blaring air-horns and chanting slogans, more than 50 protesters rallied Friday outside the Las Vegas Country Club to criticize House Speaker John Boehner, who was in town to raise money for U.S. Rep. Joe Heck’s re-election campaign.