Las Vegas Assemblywoman Michele Fiore’s tax liens and problems with the IRS were cited in her second removal from Assembly leadership positions Thursday.
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After stumbling badly out of the gate by installing Sparks Republican Ira Hansen as speaker, and then watching as Hansen was forced to step down after some of his more unfortunate writings came to light, Assembly Republicans regrouped this week.
The state will spend up to $44,000 to have an expert review the homicide of a Clark County foster girl while in care and other child fatalities and near fatalities across Nevada.
A long simmering jurisdictional battle between Las Vegas and Clark County is about to boil over.
Emboldened House Republicans issued a stern but symbolic rebuke to President Barack Obama over immigration Thursday, passing a bill declaring his executive actions to curb deportations “null and void and without legal effect.”
The U.S. House voted Thursday to declare prized prehistoric fossil beds in the Las Vegas Valley as a government-protected national monument, part of a bill that combined defense programs with parks and public lands.
With Assemblyman John Hambrick of Las Vegas being named Assembly speaker earlier this week, the top leadership in both parties and in both houses of the Nevada Legislature is from Southern Nevada for possibly the first time in state history.
A public lands bill agreement hammered out by U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and other senior lawmakers during the lame-duck session of Congress incorporated more than five dozen natural resources initiatives into a must-pass defense authorization bill headed to final votes in the coming days.
Construction crews finished a section of underground pipeline that will take treated waste water from North Las Vegas’ reclamation facility to the Las Vegas Wash.
With the threat of lawsuits looming, Las Vegas city leaders Wednesday decided Nuleaf CLV should get a chance to find a new location for the shop it proposed at 4500 West Charleston Blvd.
The U.S. House voted Wednesday to extend more than 50 tax breaks for another year, including one that allows Nevadans a deduction for what they pay in state and local sales taxes.
Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, who was appointed majority leader-designate by the Assembly Republican caucus Tuesday evening, says she’ll pursue some of the same conservative priorities in 2015 that she tried to enact in 2013, when Republicans were in the minority.
A bill introduced Wednesday in Congress would grant extra benefits to veterans pursuing degrees in science or tech occupations.
If Gov. Brian Sandoval and legislative leaders want to increase funding for public education and other critical needs in the next two-year budget, they have a big challenge in figuring out how to pay for it all.
CARSON CITY — Las Vegas Assemblyman John Hambrick has been picked as speaker designate by the 25-member GOP caucus.
An agreement reached Tuesday evening on Capitol Hill clears a path for the creation of a 22,650-acre national monument in Southern Nevada, as well as a sweeping set of other federal land alterations that would establish new wilderness in the state and open thousands of acres to economic development, officials announced.
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Republicans were scheduled to meet in Las Vegas on Tuesday night to select the new speaker, majority leader and committee chairs for the 2015 Legislature.
An audit of the state Department of Transportation found that weak controls over procurement of supplies resulted in a case where a stockroom employee made $250,000 in fraudulent purchases over a four-year period.
Congress will begin action this week on a tax break bill that would enable Nevadans to continue deducting their state and local sales taxes for at least one more year.
Las Vegas Township Constable John Bonaventura appears to have achieved his goal, which was stated to a staffer, that he wanted to spend all the office’s money before Clark County takes over the remnants of his abolished office.
Clark County commissioners tapped former State Gaming Control Board Chairman Mark Lipparelli to fill the state Senate District 6 vacancy created by Mark Hutchison’s election to the lieutenant governor post in November.
The VA’s Southern Nevada Healthcare System passed an unannounced review of its scheduling practices for timely care with flying colors, VA officials said Tuesday.