President Barack Obama says a bipartisan Senate vote to authorize arming and training Syrian rebels shows the world that Americans are united in combating the Islamic State group.
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Despite questions from state lawmakers about the costs and benefits of a $1.3 billion tax incentive package proposed by Gov. Brian Sandoval to bring Tesla to Nevada, 4 bills to make it happen won unanimous approval at the meeting.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner said on Thursday many Republican lawmakers doubt that President Barack Obama’s plan to destroy the Islamic State militant group is strong enough to accomplish that mission.
A slow-moving first day at the Tesla special session lasted until well after dark. It looks like another long one today, too.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., on Wednesday criticized NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for his handling of domestic abuse cases involving football players, including Ray Rice.
A Nevada assemblyman says the special session is about economic development, not Tesla specifically. But that’s not true.
For Las Vegas aficionados who watched the president’s speech tonight on the ISIS terror threat, this line from Jeffrey Goldberg of the Atlantic will resonate: “Michael Corleone’s fatalistic insight about the mafia also holds true for presidents in the Middle East: ‘Just when I thought I was out, they pulled me back in.’
The Nevada’s 28th special session got off to a slow start in Carson City on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama is committing the U.S. to a broad military campaign to root out militants in two volatile Middle East nations, authorizing airstrikes in both Syria and Iraq that could last well after his presidency.
Nevada has been awarded $29.3 million in federal grants for road improvements in its two major cities, according to state lawmakers.
The Nevada Legislature launched a special session just before 1 p.m. today to consider Gov. Brian Sandoval’s deal with electric car company Tesla to build a $5 billion battery factory in Nevada in exchange for a generous package of tax breaks that will essentially allow the company to operate tax free for nearly a decade.
It was an unusual venue for a fight over gay marriage, but a congressional committee on veterans affairs on Wednesday revived debate over federal benefits for spouses in same sex couples.
In a completely foreseeable development, at least one other company is now asking for incentives to expand its existing Nevada operation.
The Henderson City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved contract modifications and two-year extensions for three bargaining units represented by Teamsters Local 14.
A half-dozen protesters unhappy with President Barack Obama delaying immigration reform were arrested outside an unusual political target Tuesday — one of U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s Capitol offices.
For a change, Sen. Harry Reid found himself Tuesday on the receiving end of another politician’s verbal miscue.
An economic analysis of the economic impacts of the Tesla Gigafactory project in Northern Nevada suggests the electric car manufacturer will create 6,500 jobs over the next four years with an average wage of $27.35 per hour.
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., said at a hearing Tuesday he found it hard to believe that delays in care did not cause patient deaths at a veterans hospital in Phoenix.
Clark County cannot eliminate longevity pay for new, future hires at University Medical Center, a move that county officials had sought in a bid to save the public hospital $122 million during the next three decades.
Gov. Brian Sandoval late Tuesday issued a proclamation calling a special legislative session to approve the deal he negotiated with electric car maker Tesla to build a $5 billion battery factory in Northern Nevada.
A Las Vegas woman pleaded guilty to two felony counts of voter registration fraud and identify theft, the Nevada secretary of state’s office announced Tuesday.
Las Vegas Councilman Bob Beers has asked city officials to look into what he is calling a “$4 million hole” in a soccer stadium feasibility study given to council members on Sunday.
Concerns about worker safety spurred Family Services employees and their union to petition Clark County commissioners on Aug. 5. But subsequent talks between county and employee union officials have proven frustrating to both sides.