Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is coming under fire after signing into law a controversial religious freedoms bill that could allow businesses to refuse service to gays.
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A hearing over a pair of voter ID laws descended into craziness on Tuesday.
A proposal that would require Nevadans to provide a valid ID before they could vote sparked a contentious, two-hour debate at the state Legislature on Tuesday.
The City Council seats up for grabs in cash-strapped North Las Vegas ride on when question: Who can be trusted to make sure the city stays on the upswing?
Leaders of a House subcommittee have set an April 9 tour of Yucca Mountain, part of a campaign to draw new attention to the mothballed Nevada nuclear waste site.
Clark County on Tuesday approved an $85,000 settlement of a lawsuit filed by the father of Roderick “RJ” Arrington, a 7-year-old boy beaten to death in 2012 despite a call for help to a county child abuse hotline.
The recall effort against a North Las Vegas municipal judge is a witch hunt, according to a political consultant who formed a group to counter the campaign to oust the judge.
New measures seeking reforms to Nevada’s public employee pension system have been introduced at the Nevada Legislature, including a measure that would prohibit the purchase of service credits to retire at an earlier age.
Three Southern Nevada Democratic state senators introduced a bill Tuesday that would abolish Nevada’s modified business tax for non-financial institutions and impose a new fee based on gross receipts over $25,000.
House Speaker John Boehner called on former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to turn over her email server to a “neutral third party” for review.
Mitt Romney is jumping into the ring — an actual boxing ring — with ex-heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, a Romney aide confirmed on Monday.
The sponsor of a bill seeking to raise Nevada’s speed limit on some highways tapped the brakes Tuesday with an amendment lowering the permissible speed by 5 mph to 80 mph.
The Henderson City Council delayed a hearing Tuesday on a proposed Blue Bell ice cream distribution center that’s being fought by neighbors, one of whom filed a lawsuit this week.
Potential White House contender Hillary Clinton criticized the Republican-led U.S. Congress on Monday in a pair of tweets, calling Capitol Hill fights over a key Obama administration nominee and a human trafficking bill a “trifecta against women.”
Over the past two weeks, 28 workers in 19 cities filed complaints against McDonald’s about injuries they suffered on the job. Many say they’ve been burned on bubbling cooking oil or hot grills, a union-backed group said Monday.
As the deadline for introduction of bills nears, the Nevada Legislature gives itself an extra day to come up with proposed laws. But some of the ideas to amend the Constitution should be cause for concern.
Harry Mortenson, the retired nuclear physicist who served in the Nevada Assembly, was known for being quiet but steadfastly persuasive in his policy approach. He died Wednesday at 84.
North Las Vegas is trying to tell a story that’s different than the tale of woe it’s been saddled with for decades, and on Wednesday the City Council will decide if it wants to continue to entrust its spokesman with that job.
Equal rights, voter rights, divorce, sex education and campaign laws were among throngs of bills introduced in the Nevada Legislature on Monday, the deadline for lawmakers to get their individually sponsored measures into the 2015 legislative hopper.
Boutique distilleries that tout “grain to glass” spirits want to be able to sell more bottles directly to consumers, a move opposed by distributors who say allowing too many direct sales would upset Nevada’s wholesale and taxing protections.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is planning two public hearings in Nevada this fall as it freshens up an environmental study of groundwater at Yucca Mountain.
A battle over fines, court costs and the fees used to pay them could provide the backdrop for Las Vegas’ only Municipal Court race this spring.
Forget the stadium. Cops, jobs, parks, sidewalks, grocery stores, even sewers — these are the issues many Las Vegas City Council hopefuls say will actually be on voters’ minds as they head to the polls this spring.