A discussion about a potential ballot question to raise city property tax 20 cents per $100 of assessed value will go before the Henderson City Council on Tuesday for the first in-depth discussion among the elected officials.
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Texas Gov. Rick Perry was defiant Tuesday as he was booked on abuse of power charges, saying he would “fight this injustice with every fiber of my being.” The Republican, who is mulling a second presidential run in 2016, was indicted after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.
CARSON CITY – U.S. Senators Harry Reid and Dean Heller said in a joint interview that the nation would not have the current crisis with the flood of people crossing the border from Mexico and Central America if the House had passed the Senate’s comprehensive immigration reform bill.
Nevadans for Background Checks on Monday launched a statewide campaign to gather signatures for a proposed 2016 ballot initiative to expand required background checks to all gun sales in Nevada, with certain exceptions.
Starting Monday, Las Vegas cable TV watchers will get a glimpse of Republican Rep. Joe Heck’s biography when his re-election campaign airs its first television spot this year.
The city of North Las Vegas is in the early stages of its first redistricting effort in more than a decade, one that, if approved, would push hundreds of Republican voters out of the ward represented by the city’s sole conservative City Council member.
Nevada animal rights groups are supporting a proposal for the 2015 Legislature that would require animal abusers who are convicted to receive mandatory counseling, and pay for it.
The city of Las Vegas is considering new rules to handle homeowners and property managers who rent out party homes to a steady stream of short-term renters.
Republican attorney Becky Harris is challenging fellow lawyer and state Senate District 9 incumbent Justin Jones, D-Las Vegas, in a race that could determine which party controls the state Senate.
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.
President Barack Obama is getting off the island. In a rare move for him, the president planned a break in the middle of his Martha’s Vineyard vacation to return to Washington on Sunday night for unspecified meetings with Vice President Joe Biden and other advisers.
As they form exploratory committees, consider the grueling prospect of a national campaign with their families and begin hiring staff in key presidential battleground states, three potential Republican White House candidates also face the distraction of legal troubles back at home.
Hillary Clinton travels in style, but doesn’t travel alone. According to her contract and supporting documents concerning her Oct. 13 speech at a University of Nevada, Las Vegas Foundation fundraiser, the former first lady relies on travel aides, private jets and presidential suites.
Congressional candidate Erin Bilbray on Friday parted ways with her second campaign manager as the Democrat moved to bolster her struggling bid to defeat U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., in the Nov. 4 general election.
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Kafoury Armstrong & Co., a Nevada certified public accounting firm that does business with the state and many local governments, has been fined $25,000 and placed on two years’ probation by the state Board of Accountancy.
LaTrina Reed is slowly bleeding out. Nearly a dozen growths are devouring the Las Vegas woman’s uterus and ovaries, and Reed, 49, hasn’t had a break from blood flow since February.
A memorial commemorating Helen Liu stood at Blue Diamond and Cimarron roads, just feet from where officials applauded the teamwork it took to create a traffic signal at the intersection where she was killed in November.
Nevada officials are challenging a recent study on state employee health insurance benefits, saying Nevada workers pay a much smaller share of their premiums — and much closer to the national average — than the report suggests.
U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford said Thursday that Washington is so broken that it took him more than a year to win approval from the Department of Veterans Affairs to build a clinic in Pahrump for military veterans.
An immigrant living in the country illegally who registered to vote in Washoe County under a false name and cast ballots in the 2008 and 2010 Nevada elections has been sentenced to 103 days in jail.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., on Wednesday criticized President Barack Obama, saying the White House doesn’t have a “coherent foreign policy,” which is causing the United States to lose its leadership role around the globe.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, speaking in Las Vegas on Wednesday, predicted Democrats will hold onto control of the Senate in this year’s election, especially if union members fight to help get the word out that Republicans are “simply not interested in helping American families.”