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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U.S. Rep. Steven Horsford said Thursday that Washington is so broken that it took him more than a year to win approval from the Department of Veterans Affairs to build a clinic in Pahrump for military veterans.
An immigrant living in the country illegally who registered to vote in Washoe County under a false name and cast ballots in the 2008 and 2010 Nevada elections has been sentenced to 103 days in jail.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., on Wednesday criticized President Barack Obama, saying the White House doesn’t have a “coherent foreign policy,” which is causing the United States to lose its leadership role around the globe.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid, speaking in Las Vegas on Wednesday, predicted Democrats will hold onto control of the Senate in this year’s election, especially if union members fight to help get the word out that Republicans are “simply not interested in helping American families.”
The state Transportation Board, with Gov. Brian Sandoval as chairman, is expected to decide how to move forward with the project, which could end up costing as much as $1.3 billion and be the largest in the history of the state Department of Transportation.
Nevada highway officials hope the era of car crashes, injury accidents, road rage and misery on the road to Pahrump is nearing an end.
The Department of Justice under U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has become beholden to politics, not federal law, under the Obama administration, the authors of a new book said Monday in Las Vegas.
Nevada state employees must pay a significantly larger share of their health insurance premiums than their counterparts in other states, a report released Tuesday said.
Henderson Assistant City Manager Fred Horvath was under the legal limit for DUI on Friday, the Review-Journal has learned.
A 31-year-old Oklahoma man has been charged in federal court with threatening to kill U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and harm the Nevada lawmaker’s family.
Supreme Court Justice James Hardesty, who on Tuesday helped launch a campaign to create a state appeals court , said justice for thousands of Nevadans is being delayed and denied because the high court is so overloaded with cases that it can take years to resolve them.
Gov. Brian Sandoval said Tuesday that negotiations with Tesla to bring its Gigafactory to Northern Nevada are continuing, and as a result, there is no need to call a special session of the Legislature.
The latest bid by Clark County Family Services employees to draw attention to safety concerns and problems in the agency was a flier aimed at the department director called “Ask Lisa Why…” But efforts to get Lisa Ruiz-Lee’s attention go back to at least December, according to an employee and union officials.
In Las Vegas, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Monday urged steelworkers to vote for Democrats Nov. 4 to ensure the Senate stays in the party’s hands and to offer a long-shot chance to take over the House.
Nevada business leaders want the Legislature to consider holding a special session this year to put together an incentive package to lure Tesla Motors’ $5 billion lithium battery factory to the state, but lawmakers aren’t sold on the idea.
CARSON CITY – Capital city resident Mark Gibbons was at Carson District Court on Monday but the visit wasn’t in his official capacity as chief justice of the Nevada Supreme Court. No, Gibbons was called for jury duty, just like any other resident.
Congressional candidate Cresent Hardy said he believes young immigrants brought to the United States illegally by their parents should be allowed to stay to work, study and become U.S. citizens, while adults could seek legal status or go to the back of the line if they want to become Americans.
In the race for the 3rd Congressional District in Southern Nevada, the candidates or their supporters might have found a solution to bothersome and politically dangerous trackers: tell them they can’t videotape an event because it’s private.
Flash flood victims last week dug out more debris from 2-plus inches of rain that struck their Mount Charleston homes and roadways July 28, knowing that they could be tested again, and yet some of them are voicing optimism that the state and Clark County will broker a deal leading to a flood diversion project.
In his first meeting as chairman of the Nevada Gaming Commission, Tony Alamo Jr. turned the Sawyer Building conference room into a doctor’s office.
On April 28, three youth escaped from Red Rock Academy, a state juvenile correction facility in Clark County. The facility, which opened in December, was placed on a corrective action plan. Security flaws were addressed and staff members involved in the incident were disciplined.
Healthcare.gov is supposed to fix Nevada’s Obamacare sign-up woes. But with consumer faith in exchanges badly shaken, not to mention lingering technical concerns with the incomplete federal site, observers say the Silver State is all but sure to face headwinds when enrollment begins again on Nov. 15.