A recent encounter with GOP Senate candidates Patricia Farley and Becky Harris confirmed my suspicions. They are spineless pawns.
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With glitzier modes of passenger rail seemingly having fallen by the track, Rep. Dina Titus says Las Vegas should look into what it might take to restore conventional Amtrak service to Southern California.
Berwick’s Urban Lounge’s recent opening in downtown Henderson is being looked to as a possible first step in what city officials and business leaders hope is the start of something bigger.
In a blunt swipe at the opposition, state Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson contends Republicans deserve to win majority rule of the upper house in the Nov. 4 election because Democratic leaders are “incompetent,” which they showed during a special session to approve a deal for Tesla to build a $5 billion battery factory in Northern Nevada.
Congress voted last week to give President Barack Obama the green light to arm and train rebels in Syria to fight against violent jihadist forces in the Middle East.
A California-based biofuel company building a plant east of Reno has been awarded a $70 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to help speed delivery of its high-tech process that converts household garbage into jet fuel.
Clashing in heated debate, attorney general candidate Adam Laxalt on Saturday accused his opponent Ross Miller of a conflict of interest for accepting $70,000 in gifts while in public office and Miller bluntly said his foe doesn’t understand some of the law the AG must defend.
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Lawmakers in Washington and in Carson City are pushing this year for passage of the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would require online sellers to collect state sales taxes.
North Las Vegas’ main library is shutting its doors Friday in preparation for its move down the street into a smaller space.
Nevadans who live overseas, including military and others, can register to vote and cast ballots — all electronically — in the 2014 election, thanks to a new system announced by the secretary of state Thursday.
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.
Nevada’s U.S. senators split Thursday on backing Syrian rebels with arms and training, offering starkly different views as to whether the plan that cleared both houses of Congress might work to repel violent Islamic jihadists in the Middle East.
The Nevada State Democratic Party on Thursday filed a complaint with the secretary of state’s office against Assemblyman Cresent Hardy for sending out a fundraising invitation for a Sept. 24 event, which would violate a “blackout” period barring incumbent candidates from raising money within 15 days following a special session of the Nevada Legislature.
Assemblywoman Marilyn Dondero Loop, a retired teacher running for the state Senate, argued Thursday for across-the-board pay raises for teachers, saying it will make Nevada more competitive and reward hard work in overcrowded classrooms.
Congressman Joe Heck of Nevada acquired a new title on Wednesday — brigadier general in the U.S. Army Reserve.
Las Vegas put off big plans for the undeveloped space north of Las Vegas’ Mob Museum Wednesday, pushing back construction deadlines for a planned 425,000-square-foot development near the Downtown Grand.
A west Las Vegas Valley cat hoarder was removed from her home last week, six weeks after the Southern Nevada Health District declared her house an “unacceptable health risk” to its occupants.
State Sen. Justin Jones of Las Vegas said Wednesday that both Democratic and Republican lawmakers plan to make school construction and education funding a top priority when the next legislative session convenes in February.
Vice President Joe Biden apologized on Wednesday for referring to people who squeeze U.S. military personnel serving overseas on loans and other financial issues as “Shylocks.”
Bureau of Land Management wildfire managers Wednesday raised a red flag about the hazard of aerial drones flown in areas where firefighters are at work.
Rep. Steven Horsford voted Wednesday to give President Barack Obama the authority to arm and train rebels in Syria to fight violent Islamic forces, but three other members of Nevada’s delegation to the House said the plan looked like a bad bet and voted against it.
The chief inspector for the Department of Veterans Affairs said Wednesday he has no timeline to complete investigations of scheduling practices at the North Las Vegas VA hospital and dozens of others nationwide.