The Clark County teachers union unveiled a second voter initiative Wednesday afternoon that would hike a portion of the state’s sales tax, raising more than $1 billion for education in Nevada.
The innovative public-private partnership between Clark County and Health Plan of Nevada aims to get medically fragile homeless into shelter and stave off serious illness.
Henderson Police Department recruits used to train at a regional, multi-agency academy. The department’s first class of its own began in June, and graduated Wednesday.
The partnership will focus on placing children who statistics indicate would otherwise have difficulty finding adoptive homes.
The city of Henderson is considering a tweak to its public records ordinance that would allow officials to continue charging people for government workers’ time while fulfilling requests.
A proposed assisted living facility that would occupy a vacant lot at Mission Drive and Horizon Ridge Parkway is too large for the area, neighbors say.
Henderson and North Las Vegas have introduced ordinances that would allow them to sidestep a state law requiring domestic abusers to be barred from having guns.
Shani Coleman, deputy director of government affairs, and Deacon Thomas Roberts, CEO of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, will represent the city on the new panel.
Henderson City Attorney Nicholas Vaskov received a $10,000 bonus Tuesday night. Vaskov took over the role last August.
Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Southern Nevada on Saturday, following his appearance at a presidential candidate forum sponsored by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.