Republican lawmakers on Thursday criticized the Bureau of Land Management’s handling of the April standoff with Clark County rancher Cliven Bundy, saying tensions could have been eased by local authorities rather than the BLM’s use of heavily armed agents.
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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.
Efforts to accelerate North Las Vegas’ economic recovery and development are likely to hinge on a single 8-mile stretch of the 215 Beltway.
Legislation that would expand hunting and fishing access on federal land failed to advance in the U.S. Senate last week over a political battle on gun rights.
The Nevada Ethics Commission may seek a slight change to the wording of state law that could have big impacts in future ethics cases.
Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto highlighted the problem of sex trafficking during a meeting of the State Bar of Nevada in Newport Beach, Calif., on Saturday.
Henderson Township Constable Earl Mitchell’s salary is something of a mystery, even though he’s an elected official.
A Utah congressman has introduced legislation to allow Western states and American Indian tribes to take over management of wild horses and burros from the federal government.
Clark County firefighters would get a 1.5 percent cost-of-living pay increase under a tentative agreement reached between county management and the firefighters’ union.
Bruce Gilbert, the new executive director of the Silver State Health Exchange, says he’s undaunted by the big job of fixing the troubled Obamacare agency
A Republican can’t win the White House in 2016 unless the GOP presidential nominee offers a positive vision for the future instead of criticizing Democratic policies, former national GOP leader Michael Steele and Steve Forbes said Friday at a Las Vegas forum.