State Sen. Tick Segerblom has requested the drafting of a measure to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in Nevada, but it won’t happen anytime soon even if it is successful in the 2015 legislative session.
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Henderson City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an amendment to city zoning that would allow adult bookstores and adult novelty stores in more areas of the city.
Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to a gun charge dating to allegations that he threatened to harm an Assembly leader days before the 2013 legislative session began.
After 11 years with the city of Las Vegas, Planning Director Flinn Fagg has been hired by Palm Springs as director of planning services.
The two Nevada attorney general candidates, Democratic Secretary of State Ross Miller and Republican Adam Laxalt, on Tuesday agreed to their first debate on Sept. 20, hosted by the Nevada Press Association in Las Vegas.
The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health reported receiving 437 applications for medical marijuana establishments at its Carson City office by Monday’s deadline.
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.