Democratic candidates in two critical state Senate races have out-raised their GOP opponents, but the outcome of the contests remains far from clear as voters head to the polls between now and Election Day on Nov. 4.
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Medical marijuana patients in much of rural Nevada will have a long drive to get their medicine, based on where applications for dispensaries were filed by groups seeking to enter the business.
A new blue ribbon committee appointed by Nevada Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta to examine shortcomings in Clark County’s child welfare system and courts will meet for the first time at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Regional Justice Center.
The 19 deputies who work under Las Vegas Constable John Bonaventura will be out of a job when their boss’ term of office ends in January 2015, but the Clark County sheriff elected in November could rehire them when he takes over the duties of the abolished office.
The expansion of triage beds for the mentally ill in Southern Nevada may finally come to fruition. It’s been nearly four months since Gov. Brian Sandoval in mid-June acted to mitigate some of the most immediate problems facing the state’s troubled mental health system. One of the measures addressed the crisis local emergency rooms are experiencing — a large number of mentally ill patients seeking care the facilities are ill-equipped to provide.
As same-sex marriage cases cascade through the federal courts, Republican politicians find themselves awkwardly split into three camps. Several GOP governors, including Brian Sandoval, fit into the category of not ready to embrace same-sex marriage but wary of antagonizing its supporters.
Henderson will officially open two new parks in Inspirada neighborhoods Saturday.
In their first debate in the secretary of state’s race, Nevada Treasurer Kate Marshall Friday evening confronted state Sen. Barbara Cegavske about her record of not supporting campaign finance reform, saying voters want to “follow the money” to learn how candidates and officials spend contributions.
A program designed to help at-risk students stay in school and become successful after graduation has received a $1.25 million grant that will allow its expansion into more Las Vegas area schools.
Get ready, Nevadans, for the blitzkrieg about to unfold for your vote on The Education Initiative appearing as Question 3 on the November ballot.
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Two Democrats running for governor of their respective New England states are hoping for a boost from Michelle Obama as the first lady makes political stops in Massachusetts and Maine.
New taxes could be on the horizon in downtown Las Vegas, but only if some area business owners feel like paying them.
Bob Brown, president of the Opportunity Village Foundation in Las Vegas, was appointed Thursday to the federal panel that evaluates laws and policies that affect disabled people.
If the November election were today, Republican state Sen. Mark Hutchison would handily defeat Democratic Assemblywoman Lucy Flores 47 percent to 35 percent of the vote in the lieutenant governor’s race, which could affect GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval’s future, a new poll shows.
State Sen. Mark Hutchison says he and GOP Gov. Brian Sandoval will propose a package of education reforms in exchange for increasing K-12 spending.
While Secretary of State Ross Miller on Wednesday called an ethics complaint against him “silly,” his office has nevertheless modified the agency’s website to remove his photo and other information from an online election portal for overseas voters to participate in the Nov. 4 general election.
From welfare payments being sent to deceased individuals to the disastrous implementation of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange, the 2014 Nevada Piglet Book contains what the conservative think tank NPRI calls “some of the most ridiculous examples of government waste” in the state.
North Las Vegas spokesman Mitch Fox fields personal media matters for City Councilman Isaac Barron, who owns a home that sheltered about 100 dogs and was destroyed in a Sunday fire.
A recent encounter with GOP Senate candidates Patricia Farley and Becky Harris confirmed my suspicions. They are spineless pawns.
Teresa Lowry thinks she can make a difference in Carson City … and nobody is going to tell her differently
Las Vegas leaders took another stab at regulating the city’s oft-maligned “party houses” Wednesday, voting almost unanimously for a bill to crack down on sometimes raucous short-term vacation rentals.
An ethics complaint has been filed against Secretary of State Ross Miller on allegations that he used an online election portal to unfairly gain support for his candidacy for attorney general.