President Barack Obama says a bipartisan Senate vote to authorize arming and training Syrian rebels shows the world that Americans are united in combating the Islamic State group.
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A UNLV research center on Tuesday issued a “more realistic” analysis of the impact of a proposed 2 percent state margins tax on business but still concluded it could create thousands of new jobs.
As we pass the anniversary of 9/11, there’s still plenty to worry about in the War on Terror.
A quick roundup of some politically noteworthy things that happened while I was enjoying at little R&R.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday finalized the purchase of the Metropolitan Police Department’s headquarters for $208.3 million.
State Sen. Tick Segerblom has requested the drafting of a measure to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in Nevada, but it won’t happen anytime soon even if it is successful in the 2015 legislative session.
Nevada’s chief federal prosecutor said Tuesday a public interest group got it wrong when it said authorities were “sitting on” cases the Bureau of Land Management proposed for prosecution weeks after the agency’s standoff with Clark County rancher Cliven Bundy.
The Federal Justice Tower is being built in downtown Las Vegas, but it’s going to take awhile until U.S. agency offices are allowed to move in.
A discussion about a potential ballot question to raise city property tax 20 cents per $100 of assessed value will go before the Henderson City Council on Tuesday for the first in-depth discussion among the elected officials.
Clark County, following through on a deal made in 2008, is expected Tuesday to finalize the purchase the Metropolitan Police Department’s new headquarters complex from the owner for about $208.3 million.
This Labor Day weekend, the two top candidates for lieutenant governor, Lucy Flores and Mark Hutchison, were sure to cross paths as they made the campaign circuit of parades, fairs, pancake breakfasts and rib cook-offs across Nevada.
We’ve been advising consumers that they can’t buy plans through the state exchange until Nov. 15, unless they have a qualifying life event such as a relocation, birth or marriage. Although that’s still the case, the state Insurance Division recently asked us to remind Nevadans they can buy off of the state’s Nevada Health Link exchange at any time.
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., joined a handful of lawmakers from the United States and Mexico at the border on Friday to talk about the surge north of unaccompanied children from Central America.
U.S. Sen. Harry Reid has accused the owner of the Washington Redskins of trying to bribe the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, saying the team owner offered a free van in return for taking the team’s side in a dispute over its nickname.
A major Hispanic group reversed itself on Friday to endorse U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., for re-election, a big boost for the congressman’s campaign with immigration reform a challenging issue this year.
Retiring Nevada Assemblyman Joe Hogan, D-Las Vegas, was hospitalized after suffering a massive stroke while house hunting in the Washington, D.C., area, his legislative attache said Friday.
Nearby residents are hoping that the razing of 20 vacant, arson-plagued homes across several of North Las Vegas’ most blighted residential blocks will eventually help wake the whole North Valley neighborhood from its decades-long slumber.
Southern Utah University is removing U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s name from the school’s Outdoor Engagement Center after several donors said they’d contribute money if the name was changed.
Immigration advocates participated in a vigil on Thursday at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Las Vegas to call on President Barack Obama to use executive order powers to allow families to stay in the country legally.
Really, Sen. Reid? Can you possibly go a week without making everyone cringe with some stupid racial statement? Apparently not.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit.
Despite a projected $1.4 million budget shortfall for fiscal year 2015, the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority board voted 8-5 Thursday to give a raise and a bonus to Executive Director John Hill.
A push by some Nevada public officials to seek control of a portion of the state’s federally controlled lands suffered a blow Thursday when the concept was taken off the table for discussion at a meeting of state lawmakers, a move that drew legislators’ objections.