Congress last week completed a bill that keeps alive — at least through this year —more than 50 tax breaks worth $42 billion to businesses and individuals.
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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.
Former Pentagon official Ashton Carter is likely to be President Barack Obama’s nominee for defense secretary, according to administration officials.
Clark County commissioners on Tuesday will pick a Republican to fill a vacancy in the Nevada Senate, which will have a slim 11-10 GOP majority in the 2015 session. Mark Hutchison, R-Las Vegas, resigned Monday from his Senate District 6 seat after being elected lieutenant governor in November.
A gun rights group wants Nevada’s elections chief to throw out a proposed 2016 ballot measure that would tighten background checks for anyone buying firearms from private sellers or gun show exhibitors.
A bill to expand the reservations of six Indian tribes in Northern Nevada was approved Monday in the U.S. House.
Las Vegas political pundit Jon Ralston’s nightly television talk show will sign off for good on Dec. 12.
Lt. Gov.-elect Mark Hutchison submitted his letter of resignation from his Senate District 6 seat to Gov. Brian Sandoval on Monday, effective as of 5 p.m.
An aide to a Republican congressman resigned Monday after her Facebook post criticizing President Barack Obama’s daughters touched off a backlash.
Multiple efforts are now underway to multiply the number of families that can offer stable temporary homes to abused and neglected children.
President Barack Obama spoke about immigration for 33 minutes at Del Sol High School a week ago Friday, then followed it up over the weekend playing golf at two of the most impressive courses in Southern Nevada.
A Nevada law on the books for 30 years requires girls younger than 18 to tell at least one of their parents before getting an abortion, but it’s never been enforced because of a successful legal challenge.
The Obama administration took steps last week to cut levels of smog-forming pollution linked to asthma and other respiratory problems, but meeting the stricter emissions limits is expected to be costly, including for the Southwest states of New Mexico, Arizona and Colorado.
President Barack Obama and his teenaged daughters, Sasha and Malia, went to an independent book store in Washington to buy books as a way to promote Small Business Saturday, an event aimed at boosting small businesses.
The future dispensaries of Clark County’s burgeoning medical marijuana industry might not be as initially widespread as expected, and resolution of the situation might be placed in the courts’ hands.
Posting political signs just got pricier in North Las Vegas. In fact, the city that used to be the cheapest when it came to permitting political signs is now the most expensive.
A half-dozen potential Republican presidential contenders spent last week peacocking across the sprawling grounds of a pink-hued luxury resort, schmoozing with donors and sizing up the competition in the party’s most fractured field in decades.
Assemblyman Wesley Duncan, R-Las Vegas, is resigning his seat to become the chief assistant of Attorney General-elect Adam Laxalt, Laxalt’s transition team announced Friday.