Some higher income families would be eligible to receive a child tax credit on their federal returns under a bill approved in the U.S. House last week.
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Henderson received 28 applications for medical marijuana establishments by the end of business Thursday, the last day of the two-week filing period.
State Sen. Pat Spearman, a gay pastor who sponsored a resolution to amend the Nevada Constitution to allow same-sex marriage, got tired of waiting for the law to change.
The Environmental Protection Agency has hit a snag in consolidating and relocating its research laboratories and offices in Las Vegas.
Republicans chastised the Justice Department on Thursday for failing to share information with Congress about its investigation into the targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service.
North Las Vegas OK’d a second medical marijuana ordinance Wednesday, unanimously adopting business licensing rules first introduced early this month.
North Las Vegas looks primed to redraw its voting districts for the first time in a decade. City Council members on Wednesday heard plans for a proposed redistricting effort that, if approved, would wrap up just months before a pair of City Council seats go up for grabs in November 2015.
The defeat of a bill that seeks to override the Hobby Lobby ruling was more about theater than about fixing the problem.
A bill that passed the U.S. House on Wednesday contains a message that federal agencies shouldn’t discriminate against Las Vegas or other resort cities when they plan conferences or meetings.
The Las Vegas City Council passed yet another ordinance Wednesday in its struggle to control alcohol abuse on the Fremont Street Experience.
The Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday created a new salary range for city manager — a range of between $200,000 and $320,000 — then cautiously picked the low end for City Manager Betsy Fretwell.
Worries about expanding voter suppression efforts across the nation, particularly against African-American youth, is the main topic for the NAACP’s annual convention starting Saturday in Las Vegas.
The Henderson City Council in a rare 3-2 vote denied an application from a local restaurant with bar to stay open 24 hours. Councilman John Marz said that Wahoo’s Fish Tacos & More on Horizon Ridge Parkway wants to operate as a tavern, which is not approved for that location, while remaining licensed as a bar.
The White House is defying a congressional subpoena by keeping a top political aide to President Barack Obama from testifying at a hearing Wednesday, setting up a potential new legal battle in this midterm election year.
A senior fellow of the CATO libertarian think tank criticized the proposed Nevada business margins tax in Reno on Tuesday, calling it “something that chokes off the start of new businesses.”
The annual salaries of the North Las Vegas and Henderson constables were dropped to $103,456 from, respectively, about $250,000 and $180,000 on Tuesday.
Vice President Joe Biden is coming to Las Vegas next week for an NAACP conference and to rally support for Erin Bilbray, the Democratic opponent of U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., her campaign confirmed on Tuesday.
Las Vegas Township Constable John Bonaventura ordered the shredding of documents from an internal investigation that determined his second-in-command, Deputy Chief Dean Lauer, had used office resources to look for information about adult film actresses, the Review-Journal has learned.
The head of a Nevada gun-rights group and others are challenging the description of effect on a petition to require background checks on every gun sale in Nevada, including those between private parties.
The Obama administration is seemingly taking two different stances on religious freedom rights in two cases that turn on the same legal principle.
Since a new law cracking down on businesses that provide legal services without authorization went into effect March 1, more than half of those audited by state investigators were found to be out of compliance. That law applies to a range of businesses, including tax preparers and document services that focus on divorce and naturalization.
The four U.S. House members from Nevada have spent more than $357,000 so far this Congress on taxpayer-funded mailings and newsletters and telephone mass meetings, forms of outreach that enable them to communicate with constituents but that also can serve as subtle advertisements for them as incumbents.
Democrat Bob Goodman is back in Nevada this week and ready to accept campaign contributions and begin his long-shot effort to replace GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval in the November general election.