Clark County Department of Family Services’ employees and union leaders say large caseloads are still a problem four months after taking a petition to county commissioners.
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A $7.85 million advance from Congress will get the ball rolling on moving the Environmental Protection Agency’s Las Vegas labs and offices into new quarters at the Harry Reid UNLV Technology and Research Park, according to the U.S. senator whose name is on the sign.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday approved an $80,636 settlement with the county’s diversity director after the U.S. Department of Justice filed a federal wage discrimination lawsuit on her behalf.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously picked Glenn Trowbridge to fill the Assembly District 37 seat vacated by Wesley Duncan.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has decided to “actively explore” a presidential bid after conversations with his family over Thanksgiving, he said in a Facebook post Tuesday.
Assembly Taxation Chairwoman Michele Fiore, a lightning rod in a GOP power struggle, said Tuesday that she is “100 percent” in compliance with the IRS over almost $200,000 in tax liens, which is far less than an estimated $1 million in liens listed by the federal agency. But the Las Vegas assemblywoman declined to provide proof of her claims, citing an ongoing investigation of her former bookkeeper, whom she did not name.
The state blue ribbon committee created to spearhead improvements to Clark County child welfare and the court system has hired two additional experts to guide its work before the 2015 Legislature begins.
President Barack Obama used a holiday season visit to a U.S. military base on Monday to issue a tough warning to Islamic State militants, saying a U.S.-led coalition will permit no safe haven to the group and will destroy it eventually.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., on Monday was named to the influential Senate Finance Committee, a panel with broad authority over taxes, trade, health care and the major federal human services programs.
The idea got a frosty reception in rural Nevada, but U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada says he intends to keep pushing for the withdrawal of 805,100 acres of federal land in Lincoln and Nye counties.
Child advocates want to see long overdue change come out of the Blue Ribbon committee that’s examining Clark County’s child welfare system and courts. But the committee may need more time to accomplish that.
A program of cash awards for state employees who come up with ways to save taxpayer money has turned out to be an ordeal rather than a positive experience for Nevada Department of Health and Human Services analyst Theron Huntamer.
One Bob might push a controversial and dragged-out $200 million stadium deal across the finish line on Wednesday The other Bob has been the deal’s loudest opponent.
The big names set to decide Nevada’s biggest issues will sit down next month for a legislative panel discussion co-hosted by the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
With only hours to spare, the U.S. House last week approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill needed to avoid a government shutdown.
The Nevada Republican Party Executive Board on Saturday passed a resolution calling for rebellious members of the Assembly GOP caucus to unite or face recall elections.
The U.S. Senate passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill Saturday night to avert a shutdown of the federal government. The bill now goes to President Barack Obama to be signed into law.
The first medical marijuana dispensary in Nevada is yet to open, but the lawsuits are already flying as applicants jockey for a starting position in the state’s green gold rush.
Gov. Brian Sandoval said Friday he is not getting involved in the ongoing Assembly leadership dispute, and that he will work with whoever ends up in control when the Legislature gets to work on Feb. 2.
Las Vegas won’t have to reinstate all 12 rookie firefighters accused of cheating on an exam in 2013, at least not yet.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada said Friday that Congress next year will take up legislation to outlaw Internet gambling, and he plans to support a ban while trying to gain an exemption for online poker.
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.