House Republicans and Democrats came together last week to resolve a decade-old deficiency in the way doctors are reimbursed by Medicare.
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Congress might weigh tightening an investor visa program in the wake of an investigation that found a top Department of Homeland Security official pulled strings to process visas under pressure from powerful political figures including Sen. Harry Reid, according to a House committee chairman.
The Department of Veterans Affairs launched a “standardized forms” requirement this week for veterans seeking disability benefits and filing appeals, but the change has drawn criticism from the Disabled American Veterans.
The documented ill health effects from inhaling secondhand smoke were squared off against individual rights at a hearing Thursday on a bill that would ban smoking in cars while children are present.
Members of Congress on Wednesday wrestled with a bill that seeks to ban legalized gambling on the Internet and roll it back in the few states — including Nevada — where it has been approved in some form.
Students, professors and activists rallied at UNLV Wednesday afternoon to oppose legislation that would allow concealed weapons on campus. Students at the University of Nevada in Reno held a similar rally at the same time.
Jack St. Martin on Wednesday was named president of Engage Nevada, a group that registered more than 30,000 conservative voters to fuel a Republican election wave that put the GOP in charge of state government and the Legislature.
North Las Vegas City Council candidate Matthew Anderson is running on the platform that a city in financial distress needs a businessman to help it bounce back, but the chiropractor has had his own financial hurdles, records show.
Assemblyman Randy Kirner told two hearing rooms filled with public union members on Wednesday that his bill to make several changes to the state’s collective bargaining law to benefit local governments and taxpayers does not constitute “union Armageddon” as has been characterized by some labor officials.
Private entity groups would be allowed to place pooled wagers at Nevada sports books under a bill making a comeback in the Nevada Senate. Recently introduced Senate Bill 443 would allow a business entity to register with state gambling regulators and place big bets on football, basketball, boxing and other sports.
A bill that would allow recovery teams easier access to federal land to search for victims of crimes and accidents advanced in Congress on Wednesday.
There came a time during the Assembly Judiciary Committee’s hearing Monday when Las Vegas Republican Michele Fiore wondered — out loud — why it was that county sheriffs weren’t arresting federal law enforcement officers (she called them “thugs”) for impersonating police officers.
A top Department of Homeland Security official improperly intervened to fast-track visas for foreign investors in the $415 million SLS Las Vegas renovation after being pressured by U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, according to an inspector general’s report released Tuesday.
Three Democratic state senators pushed an alternative tax plan to Gov. Brian Sandoval’s business license fee proposal Tuesday, calling their measure simpler, fairer and broad based.
A Republican state lawmaker’s move to raise Nevada’s base wage appears popular, though progressives want more.
Nevada Assemblyman Pat Hickey is making another effort this session to establish a cooling-off period for state lawmakers who want to become contract lobbyists at the Legislature.
President Barack Obama shifted gears Tuesday on nuclear waste in a move that could put even more distance between his administration and the Yucca Mountain site in Nevada.
In what he calls the “fourth quarter” of his presidency, President Barack Obama is adding some new members to his White House team. The President announced the creation of a new role, White House Chief Digital Officer.
Once supportive Senate colleagues — they stood in for each other during their respective marathon Senate speeches — soon-to-be rivals Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz are decidedly less chummy these days.
CARSON CITY — Major developments emerged on Monday in the debate over taxes to fund Gov. Brian Sandoval’s $7.3 billion two-year budget, with Assembly Republicans introducing an alternative revenue plan in a late evening floor session.
A bill approved by the state Senate today 14-5 got more Democratic votes than it would have otherwise because of a willingness to compromise on both sides.
Private emails that Hillary Clinton turned over to a House committee investigating the 2012 attack on a U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, show her aides sometimes used their personal email accounts to communicate with her, the New York Times reported on Monday.
The Nevada Senate on Monday passed legislation prohibiting domestic violence abusers from possessing guns and making it easier for gun owners in other states to carry a concealed weapon in Nevada.