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.
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A proposal to change auto emissions testing to once every two years instead of annually is facing an uphill battle in the Nevada Legislature.
State Sen. Joe Hardy thinks Nevada’s schoolchildren should exercise their bodies as well as their minds, but his bill to mandate at least 30 minutes of physical education a day for students from kindergarten to the 11th grade isn’t expected to proceed this session in its current form after a hearing Tuesday in the Senate Education Committee.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., said he disappointed that Veterans Secretary Robert McDonald did not mention in a meeting Monday that he’d be apologizing the next day for lying about his special operations service.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is turning over leadership again at the top of its embattled regional benefits office in Reno.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday swiftly delivered on his vow to veto a Republican bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, leaving the long-debated project in limbo for another indefinite period.
There will not be a repeat of the drama that played out in the state Legislature two years ago over gay marriage now that a federal appeals court has ruled same-sex marriage is legal in Nevada.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada was sporting a new look Tuesday after two months of being seen wearing a broad bandage over the right side of his face.
University officials made their pitch to the Legislature Tuesday to increase initial funding for a UNLV medical school beyond the $9.3 million that was included in Gov. Brian Sandoval’s budget so it can begin operating in 2017.
Assembly Bill 120 would allow students to sue if they believe their free exercise of religion rights have been violated.
The sponsor of a bill heard in the Assembly Education Committee Monday said he wants to protect students like 2008 Henderson valedictorian Brittany McComb, whose commencement speech was cut off when she spoke about her Christian faith.
Conservative Assemblyman Ira Hansen wants to prohibit licensed Nevada contractors from hiring people who are in the country illegally.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Monday urged Republicans in Congress to pass a homeland security bill by deadline this week and avert a shutdown that could disrupt millions of dollars in grants to Nevada and more than 1,500 government workers.
Legislative Democratic leaders Monday announced plans to introduce a bill requiring equal pay for equal work in Nevada.
Latino voter turnout fell in 2014 below both 2012 and 2010, accounting in part for the drop in Democratic votes and the rising Republican wave that gave the GOP control of the U.S. Senate and both houses of the Nevada Legislature.
A bill seeking to change the public employees retirement system for future hires by switching to a mostly defined-contribution plan was introduced Monday in the Assembly.
After a week away, Steve catches up on some news that broke while he was on staycation.
Local governments want to limit presumed benefits for public safety workers who develop heart or lung disease, cancer or hepatitis, but police, fire and other labor organizations Monday denounced cost concerns as unfounded.
The U.S. Justice Department on Monday formally requested an emergency stay to put on hold a Texas judge’s decision that temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration from taking effect.
The legacy of one of Nevada’s early leaders is under fire in one of the more upscale neighborhoods of the nation’s capital.
Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt, on the job less than two months, is getting some national exposure this week.
Not even a year on the job and North Las Vegas’ director of neighborhood and leisure services has decided to call it quits.
Bill O’Reilly’s account of a 1982 riot in Argentina is being sharply contradicted by seven other journalists who were his colleagues and were also there at the time.