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Navy job reviews praise Adam Laxalt

Republican Adam Laxalt, who now is a Nevada attorney general candidate, got rave performance reviews when he was a judge advocate general in the Navy, according to military documents his campaign released Friday.

CORRECTION

In an article that appeared on page 1B Tuesday Rick Reed’s relationship with FOX News CEO Roger Ailes was misstated. Reed did not work for Ailes in 1988, when Ailes was head of the George H.W. Bush presidential campaign media team.

North Las Vegas revises financial outlook

North Las Vegas looked for a break in its gloomy fiscal forecast Monday, unveiling a flurry of potential economic growth initiatives at the first of three planned “financial summit” meetings on the state of the city’s finances.

Rogich claims credit for 1988 Dukakis ad

Longtime GOP ad man Sig Rogich on Monday stood by his contention that he came up with the 1988 campaign commercial making fun of Michael Dukakis, awkwardly smiling and popping his helmeted head out of a tank, after Fox News President Roger Ailes publicly took credit for the spot.

Vegas, AMR pursuing ambulance transport deal

Las Vegas Fire Chief Willie McDonald and American Medical Response officials, after feuding since March over delivering patients to hospitals, have been working in tandem to reach a contract extension agreement acceptable to both the city and AMR.

House OKs bill addressing border crisis

House Republicans revived their bill on the U.S.-Mexico border crisis in dramatic fashion Friday, passing it on a near party-line vote after winning over conservatives with tough new provisions that could threaten deportation for hundreds of thousands of immigrants already working in this country legally.