The U.S. House voted last week for a two-month extension in federal highway funding, averting an interruption of state projects while buying more time to come up with a better solution to federal road woes.
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The wedding date of Bristol Palin, a reality television personality and the daughter of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, has been called off, Sarah Palin said in a post on Facebook.
The Obama administration on Monday moved to prohibit federal agencies from providing local cops with certain kinds of military equipment such as grenade launchers, high-caliber weapons and bayonets, in the wake of controversy over a “militarized” police response to unrest last summer in Ferguson, Missouri.
The party for the Florida senator will be at the home of “Pawn Stars” TV show star Rick Harrison on May 28.
Beau Biden, a son of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, has been hospitalized at Walter Reed Army Medical Center outside Washington, the vice president’s office said on Tuesday.
Energy and water subcommittee chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., on Tuesday unveiled a 2016 spending bill for the Department of Energy that contains $70 million for various nuclear waste programs.
A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the U.S. State Department to produce a plan to release batches of Hillary Clinton’s emails from her time there, raising the prospect of months of drip-by-drip disclosures that could plague her presidential campaign.
A Right to Try bill that would make it easier for terminally ill Nevadans to obtain experimental medications that could help prolong their lives is on its way to Gov. Brian Sandoval’s desk after winning unanimous approval in the Senate on Tuesday.
The Nevada Senate gave final legislative action Tuesday to a bill designed to set limits on drones and protect privacy rights.
Bill Clinton tweeted to welcome President Barack Obama to Twitter. “One question: Does that username stay with the office? #askingforafriend”
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday approved a one-year collective bargaining agreement for firefighters that gives them a 2 percent cost-of-living increase.
A controversial plan to outsource the city of North Las Vegas’ human resources functions will go to the City Council Wednesday, but some city workers say the move is a foregone conclusion — right down to the company to get the contract.
Sen. Harry Reid and Sen. Dean Heller are millionaires, and details of how they stay that way are contained in personal finance reports that lawmakers are required to file each May 15 with Congress.
Clark County commissioners approved $1.242 billion in yearly spending Monday that will help add dozens of police officers while devoting more money to jails and adding jobs in the Department of Family Services.
The House on Monday approved a bill that would make it easier for low-income disabled veterans to qualify for government housing assistance.
So, it’s official. After years of signing “-BO” at the end of BarackObama to signal the tweets he crafted himself from an account operated by the Organizing for Action staff, the President now has his very own handle POTUS, tweeting for the first time: “Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really! Six years in, they’re finally giving me my own account.”
The Nevada Senate gave final legislative approval Sunday to a bill extending the statute of limitations for sexual assault cases from four to 20 years.
The elderly, the blind and the physically disabled. Thousands of people in these groups in Clark and Washoe counties face major changes in the way assistive services are provided to them should Assembly Bill 310 — sponsored by Nevada Assembly Majority Leader Paul Anderson, R-Las Vegas — become law.
The Nevada Senate on Sunday unanimously approved a bill that puts state regulators in charge of deciding how to credit rooftop solar homeowners for electricity generation without shifting costs to other utility customers.
A couple of Republican presidential hopefuls have ventured into Nevada-dicey territory by talking about Yucca Mountain and giving U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, the state’s top Democrat, an opening to take some shots.
The U.S. House last week voted to end the National Security Agency’s mass collection of telephone records, a piece of the Patriot Act decried as a privacy invasion but which the Obama administration says is crucial to detect potential terrorist attacks.
While the debate over how to fund Gov. Brian Sandoval’s 2015-17 budget remains unresolved, lawmakers on Saturday finished work on his $7.4 billion general fund spending plan by approving the public education budget.
A Las Vegas bank that had planned to offer accounts to medical marijuana businesses has backed off, citing the astronomical cost of complying with federal regulations.