The two-week candidate filing period wrapped up Friday, introducing a slew of council hopefuls in Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas and Boulder City ahead of the April 2 primary election.
Nevada’s congressional delegation pushed for classified briefings Friday from the Department of Energy over a secret plutonium shipment to a site north of Las Vegas that the federal government says occurred before the state filed a lawsuit to block the toxic transfer.
City officials this week were confident that preemptive decision-making, coupled with a healthy, concerted surge in reserves, will stave off any scrambling to rightsize during the next inevitable economic down period.
A bill that would prohibit fracking for oil and gas extraction in 450,000 acres of the Ruby Mountains in Northern Nevada was filed in the Senate this week.
Federal regulators have renewed their threats to step in and finish an emergency Colorado River drought agreement that appeared to be wrapped up on Thursday.
U.S. employers shrugged off last month’s partial government shutdown and engaged in a burst of hiring in January, adding 304,000 jobs, the most in nearly a year.
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker on Friday declared his bid for the presidency in 2020 with a sweeping call to unite a deeply polarized nation around a “common purpose.”