Las Vegas Councilwoman Michele Fiore led the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition in a 6-4 vote Tuesday to disband after 20 years, with its most important responsibility transferred to another agency.
Nevada is asking a federal judge to amend a lawsuit so the state can force the federal government to remove a half metric ton of plutonium secretly shipped to the Nevada National Security Site last fall.
The rule would eliminate “categorical eligibility,” which allows some people enrolled in other federal assistance programs to automatically qualify for food stamps.
A lawsuit filed on behalf of a toddler who died in foster care alleges that Nevada and Clark County officials routinely endanger the children they’re charged with protecting.
Montevista Hospital — one of Southern Nevada’s biggest psychiatric facilities — will be cut off from Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement and is barred from accepting new patients.
North Las Vegas recently provided a 12-month notice to end the contract to house up to 315 of its inmates — mostly men — in the Las Vegas Detention Center.
Proposed at 400 S. Decatur Blvd., the estimated $94.5 million project will fill a “huge need” in the city, Councilwoman Olivia Diaz said.
The tour, which began Monday in Las Vegas, is intended to “call out Republicans for the health-care emergency they are creating,” an organizer said.