A bill to require ward-by-ward voting for city council members in all of Nevada’s cities – primarily a response to how the city of Henderson elects its leaders – looks like it’s heading for reworking after getting a rough welcome in committee Tuesday.
The victor among a crowded slate of candidates seeking to represent Ward 1 on the Las Vegas City Council will likely be tethered to how much the Medical District progresses during their tenure on the dais.
The Washoe County Commission Tuesday chose Greg Smith, a retired labor union apprenticeship coordinator and widower of a state senator, to succeed Sparks Assemblyman Mike Sprinkle, who resigned from the Legislature March 14 amid claims of sexual harassment .
Assembly Bill 456 would gradually increase Nevada’s minimum wage to $12 per hour by 2024, although some progressive activists were hoping for more.
Significantly more transparency could be coming to Nevada’s marijuana industry under a newly proposed bill amendment unveiled Tuesday.
Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called for landing astronauts on the moon within five years, an accelerated pace that would aim to put Americans on the lunar south pole.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell forced a procedural vote Tuesday on the controversial Green New Deal to expose a divide in the Democratic ranks on a topic Republicans hope to use as a political wedge issue in 2020.
Lawyers began presenting their opening statements Tuesday afternoon in former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s trial over injuries he suffered while using a resistance exercise band.
Raising Nevada’s minimum wage for workers was one of the topics covered by more than 140 bills introduced in the Nevada Legislature on Monday.
Las Vegas mayoral candidate Mack Miller’s business dealings are under scrutiny of the Secretary of State’s Office yet on Tuesday he downplayed results of their investigation as a “major misunderstanding.”