Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush hasn’t officially said he’s running for the White House, yet he’s already got his eye on Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval as his potential vice presidential running mate.
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Harry Mortenson, the retired nuclear physicist who served in the Nevada Assembly, was known for being quiet but steadfastly persuasive in his policy approach. He died Wednesday at 84.
North Las Vegas is trying to tell a story that’s different than the tale of woe it’s been saddled with for decades, and on Wednesday the City Council will decide if it wants to continue to entrust its spokesman with that job.
Equal rights, voter rights, divorce, sex education and campaign laws were among throngs of bills introduced in the Nevada Legislature on Monday, the deadline for lawmakers to get their individually sponsored measures into the 2015 legislative hopper.
Boutique distilleries that tout “grain to glass” spirits want to be able to sell more bottles directly to consumers, a move opposed by distributors who say allowing too many direct sales would upset Nevada’s wholesale and taxing protections.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is planning two public hearings in Nevada this fall as it freshens up an environmental study of groundwater at Yucca Mountain.
A battle over fines, court costs and the fees used to pay them could provide the backdrop for Las Vegas’ only Municipal Court race this spring.
Forget the stadium. Cops, jobs, parks, sidewalks, grocery stores, even sewers — these are the issues many Las Vegas City Council hopefuls say will actually be on voters’ minds as they head to the polls this spring.
Mendy Elliott, whose father was among the first to get a heart transplant in the mid-’60s, testified last week in favor of Senate Bill 206, a measure supporters hope will nurture more organ donors.
With ever-lengthening lines of frustrated people waiting for service at Southern Nevada DMV offices, the agency wants to be ready for the day when the interminable waits might provoke someone to violence.
Tom Collins, Clark County’s “cowboy commissioner,” wants to run for mayor of North Las Vegas after his term is up.
Education leaders will discuss the state of Nevada’s public schools and how that affects the Silver State’s business climate and workforce at the next NewsFeed breakfast at the Four Seasons Hotel on Tuesday.
Red Rock Academy officials aren’t taking the state-ordered closure earlier this week of Nevada’s only maximum-security juvenile correctional facility quietly.
The Assembly Commerce and Labor Committee was the stomping ground Friday for a bill to expand commercial wineries into Nevada’s two largest counties, a move backers said is needed to establish the industry.
A bill that would expand legal protections for justifiable homicides involving occupied vehicles, as well as making it illegal for anyone convicted of domestic violence, even a misdemeanor offense, to own a gun, won unanimous approval from a Nevada Senate committee on Friday.
A measure aimed at regulating federal law enforcement activities in Nevada and making the sheriff the pre-eminent authority in each county was introduced Friday in the Assembly.
An alleged sexual assault victim of comedian Bill Cosby asked the Assembly Judiciary Committee on Friday to approve a bill that would eliminate the criminal statute of limitations for rape in Nevada.
It looks like we’ll be voting on gun background checks and legalizing recreational marijuana.
An unassuming engineer named Gale Fraser II has quietly played a central role over more than two decades in the growth of a wide-ranging system of detention basins and flood channels that are seldom noticed unless a flash flood hits Southern Nevada. Fraser retires Friday as general manager and chief engineer of the Clark County Regional Flood Control District, ending a 22-year stretch heading the organization.
Nevada counties would no longer have to publish annual tax rolls in local newspapers but instead could post the information on the Internet under a measure passed Thursday by a Senate committee.
An alleged victim of actor and comedian Bill Cosby and the victim’s attorney, Gloria Allred, will testify Friday in support of a bill at the Legislature that would eliminate the criminal statute of limitations for rape in Nevada.
Lawmakers in conservative Utah on Wednesday passed a landmark anti-discrimination bill, with the backing of the Mormon Church, they say will prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation while also protecting religious freedom.
An economic development bill making its way through the Legislature that is aimed at expanding natural gas coverage to unserved areas of Nevada has the potential to cost all customers of a utility and not just those receiving the benefit.