In a presentation to Nevada lawmakers Wednesday, officials reflecting on the emergency response to the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting said that first responders should be dispersed between the scene of a major incident and area hospitals.
Jonathan Moore, currently the state’s deputy superintendent of student achievement, will lead the department beginning Thursday.
The National Park Service is seeking board members to help continue the planning process for Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument at the valley’s northern edge.
The goal is to help prevent those who use the highly criticized loans from getting trapped in a “cycle of poverty,” said the bill’s sponsor, Assemblywoman Heidi Swank, D-Las Vegas.
The Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday authorized spending $7.9 million to purchase 14 parcels across from City Hall as part of a “strategic acquisition” that sets the stage for future redevelopment plans.
Legislative auditors saved Nevada government a total of $59 million over the last two years, conducting 24 audits during the period that accounted for about one-quarter of the total savings, an Assembly committee heard Wednesday.
Morgan said in an interview after the hearing that state regulators deal with illegal gaming operations “all the time,” and the bill would give them another tool to combat those kinds of activities.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that former Sen. Dean Heller lost his re-election bid last fall because the Nevada Republican had been “extraordinarily hostile” to him during the 2016 election and had alienated the conservative base.
The woman whose sexual assault allegations against Virginia’s lieutenant governor surfaced this week is speaking publicly about the encounter.
Virginia slid deeper into political turmoil Wednesday when another top Democrat — Attorney General Mark Herring — admitted putting on blackface in the 1980s, when he was a college student.