Every session has a cast of hundreds, but a few always stand out. Here are some to watch in 2015.
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Nevada in December will be the focus of the political world, or at least the Republican side, after the state on Friday was named host for an official debate of GOP candidates running for president.
Mitt Romney’s declaration that he is considering a third shot at the White House was widely greeted with disdain at a national gathering of Republican activists on Thursday.
Gov. Brian Sandoval reiterated his pledge to education and the state’s youth Thursday and called on lawmakers to pass a huge tax increase to fund his plan, saying the future of Nevada depends on its ability to deliver an educated workforce to succeed in a modern, global world.
Gov. Brian Sandoval unveiled a $7.3 billion two-year general fund spending plan Thursday that includes nearly $1.15 billion in additional tax revenue, including a new business license fee that would generate nearly $440 million for an ambitious plan to improve public education.
Clark County and its largest union are rapidly approaching the one-year anniversary of when the Service Employees International Union Local 1107 declared an impasse in negotiations, and don’t appear to be any closer to reaching a contract agreement.
A bill seeking to sort out compensation for Filipinos who fought alongside U.S. troops during World War II was resubmitted in Congress this week.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dominates almost any room he enters but is suddenly facing questions about his relevance in the 2016 presidential race.
The mother and maternal grandparents of a boy who suffered severe brain injury in 2012 while in foster care are suing Nevada and Clark County.
President Barack Obama is abusing his executive powers on everything from immigration to health care like “a frustrated teenager” breaking rules when he doesn’t get his way, U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada is likely to return to the Capitol next week after missing the first two weeks of the Senate while recuperating from injuries suffered in a home accident, aides confirmed Wednesday.
An Ohio man claiming sympathy with Islamic State militants was arrested and charged on Wednesday in connection with a plot to attack the U.S. Capitol with guns and bombs, court documents disclosed.
Gov. Brian Sandoval is expected to seek a new business license fee based on gross receipts to raise about $430 million over two years to pay for his proposals to improve public education in Nevada, the Review-Journal has learned.
Nevada Republicans in the House voted Wednesday to block President Barack Obama’s offer of legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants, but they stopped short of endorsing deportation for people already granted permits to remain in the country.
Berwick’s, a restaurant and bar that had been touted as a symbol of downtown Henderson’s renaissance, has closed after just four months in business, but a pizzeria has agreed to a deal to move into the space.
Gov. Brian Sandoval during his first term in office led several trade missions to far-flung locales. His trips were financed by a nonprofit group, formed outside government bureaucracy.
Two days before GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval gives his “state of the state” address, a progressive group on Tuesday delivered its own version, calling for tax reform and a boost in education spending.
A bill being prepared in Congress seeks to put Yucca Mountain back on the table as lawmakers seek to break a gridlock over managing and disposing the nation’s nuclear waste.
Nevada lawmakers plan to reintroduce a bill on Wednesday that seeks to cut red tape on federal lands so rescue or recovery teams can search without delays for victims of accidents or foul play.
The U.S. House of Representatives will vote to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security this week while blocking President Barack Obama’s actions on immigration, House Speaker John Boehner said on Tuesday.
A senior U.S. House Democrat on Monday unveiled a more aggressive agenda to boost workers’ paychecks by shifting significant tax breaks from the wealthiest Americans to the middle class.
Senate Majority Leader Michael Roberson on Monday promised to tackle tax reform early in the upcoming legislative session, saying he hopes to approve a plan in March that would raise new revenue for education.
The 9th Circuit Court has denied a request to rehear a ruling that overturned Nevada’s ban on same-sex marriage.