President Barack Obama imposed the most sweeping immigration reform in a generation on Thursday, easing the threat of deportation for about 4.7 million undocumented immigrants and setting up a clash with Republicans.
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Nevada’s state-run veterans nursing home, cited by federal and state officials for multiple deficiencies in 2013 including one that led to the death of a resident, has new leadership and has been under review by an independent panel since early this year.
The Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate in Tuesday’s elections is giving new hope to those who see reviving the mothballed Yucca Mountain site as a solution to the nation’s nuclear waste problem.
Backers of an initiative petition to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Nevada said Friday they have collected far more than the required number of signatures to bring the measure to the ballot in 2016.
Washington voters decisively backed expanded background checks for guns, a victory for advocates of stricter gun laws who say they will use the momentum from this win to pursue similar measures in other states, including Nevada.
President Barack Obama has chosen a federal prosecutor in New York to become the next attorney general.
Victorious Republicans and tea party supporters sang their version of “Let’s Work Together” Thursday, but someone forgot to send Cindy Lake a copy of the lyrics.
Republicans have achieved statewide power like nothing they’ve seen since the Depression, and the combination of a GOP-controlled Nevada Senate, Assembly and governor’s seat promises outcomes unlike any other in recent memory.
Republic Services broke ground Thursday on a massive 110,000-square-foot, $34 million expansion of its North Las Vegas recycling facility, one expected to handle three times the number of recyclables passed through its existing trash-handling center.
The state Supreme Court is wasting no time in moving forward with the creation of an intermediate court of appeals following voter approval of Question 1 on Tuesday.
With the midterm elections out of the way, the 2016 presidential race will quickly take over the national political spotlight.
Political consultant David Thomas retained his nickname as “judge maker” on election night despite one judicial candidate’s claim that Thomas had offered a bribe to protect incumbent Judge Rob Bare.
The new North Las Vegas city manager isn’t that new. The North Las Vegas council threw its support behind the woman who has been acting city manager since June at Wednesday’s council meeting. Qiong Liu has been with North Las Vegas since 2005.
The Republican sweep that put the GOP firmly in charge of Nevada’s state government and the Legislature while ousting a Democratic congressman was no fluke.
The Democrats swept all three Clark County Commission races, but the Republican tide certainly made two of the three incumbents look more vulnerable.
The new Nevada Senate Republican majority wasted no time in making their leadership decisions for the 2015 legislative session, naming Sen. Michael Roberson of Las Vegas the majority leader after a meeting Wednesday.
President Barack Obama has issued a disaster declaration to allow federal aid for a Southern Nevada area affected by severe storms and flooding in early September.
Residents of Oregon, Alaska, and the U.S. capital voted to legalize marijuana on Tuesday in key victories that could fuel the legalization movement as cannabis usage is increasingly recognized by the American mainstream.
A Station Casinos-backed Indian tribe lost its California ballot referendum Tuesday, leaving a casino project on a site near Fresno in limbo.
Las Vegas leaders on Wednesday picked former North Las Vegas City Manager Tim Hacker to head the city’s parks department.
Supporters of federal legalization of Internet gaming could be the biggest losers following the 2014 midterm elections, according to analysts.
One day after sweeping Republican election gains, President Barack Obama and incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to try and turn divided government into a force for good rather than gridlock on Wednesday, yet warned of veto showdowns as well.
As Republicans were taking a victory lap after scoring the U.S. Senate majority in midterm elections, Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada on Wednesday confirmed he will seek to lead the GOP effort to keep the majority in 2016.