Since its creation by the Legislature five years ago, the Legislative Commission's Sunset Subcommittee has recommended the ax for a number of outdated or inactive boards and commissions, finding that their missions were no longer relevant or could be delegated to other agencies.
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A possible move to privatize certain Medicaid services for the vulnerable continues to draw scrutiny in states across the country, including Nevada.
U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump expressed confidence on Saturday that he could push back attempts by his rivals to knock him off his top perch, saying he could stand in New York's Fifth Avenue "and shoot people and I wouldn't lose voters."
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, has told his aides to draw up plans for an independent campaign for the U.S. presidency, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
Nevada — despite earning national attention for a dizzying list of education reforms that Gov. Brian Sandoval enacted last year— attracted only three candidates to fill a job that oversees public schools across the Silver State.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump retweeted an account called "@WhiteGenocideTM" on Friday, prompting a backlash on social media over the real estate billionaire's sharing of an apparent neo-Nazi's depiction of rival candidate Jeb Bush.
Former President Bill Clinton visited Las Vegas on Thursday with a singular mission: bolster support in Nevada for his wife, Hillary Clinton, who is angling for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Donald Trump brought his trademark freewheeling campaign style to a raucous crowd of supporters in Las Vegas Thursday.
Carly Fiorina is being accused of "ambushing" a preschool field trip in order to stage an anti-abortion rally, angering a parent who was swept into the event.
Vincent Ginn was the last person to enter a Clark County judicial race Friday, and he attracted some attention because he had already done so. He switched races just before the 5 p.m. deadline to file for office.
Months-long delays for doctors' appointments at the North Las Vegas VA Medical Center and paperwork snarling veterans' use of VA "choice cards" to see private physicians were among the complaints House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller heard Wednesday.
A day after Donald Trump received the endorsement of political celebrity Sarah Palin, he's garnered what could best be called non-endorsements.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday pledged to continue to offer support for the local response to the water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan.
When the Heritage Park recreational complex in Henderson opened in 2009, Nevada was in the midst of the Great Recession and the city debuted a great facility with limited access.
Sarah Palin's oldest son, Track Palin, was arrested on domestic violence charges on Monday night.
Two Democratic candidates in the 4th Congressional District are supporting different presidential candidates.
State auditors released a scathing report Tuesday on the Taxicab Authority that regulates the industry in Southern Nevada, faulting the agency for excessive fees that cost riders tens of millions of dollars and an overbearing board that exceeds its statutory role and could expose the state to liabilities.
Former President Bill Clinton will stump for Hillary Clinton on Thursday in Las Vegas.
The Clark County Commission voted Tuesday to boost County Manager Don Burnette's salary.
Former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin on Tuesday backed billionaire businessman Donald Trump for the party's nomination in the 2016 race for president, the New York Times reported, citing officials with his campaign.
U.S. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada welcomed the Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to review a challenge to President Barack Obama's presidential powers.
Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is hoping to woo Nevada's caucus voters as a hard-charging outsider who will clean up Washington's ways.
North Las Vegas launched a new bailiff program in 2015, promising the change would save money. At the time, the city said it planned to spend $500,000 to hire new personnel, but the move would result in a $1.6 million savings.