A major Hispanic group reversed itself on Friday to endorse U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., for re-election, a big boost for the congressman’s campaign with immigration reform a challenging issue this year.
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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.”
The state Transportation Board, with Gov. Brian Sandoval as chairman, is expected to decide how to move forward with the project, which could end up costing as much as $1.3 billion and be the largest in the history of the state Department of Transportation.
Nevada highway officials hope the era of car crashes, injury accidents, road rage and misery on the road to Pahrump is nearing an end.
The Department of Justice under U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has become beholden to politics, not federal law, under the Obama administration, the authors of a new book said Monday in Las Vegas.
Nevada state employees must pay a significantly larger share of their health insurance premiums than their counterparts in other states, a report released Tuesday said.
Henderson Assistant City Manager Fred Horvath was under the legal limit for DUI on Friday, the Review-Journal has learned.