Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on Friday staunchly denied influencing the Justice Department’s recent reinterpretation of the federal WireAct — a move that could further restrict internet gambling.
In his application for a vacant judicial seat, Mark Bailus included a letter from his campaign manager that blamed the gender of his opponent, Mary Kay Holthus, for his failed election bid.
What is often a sluggish second week in the Legislature will ramp up swiftly Monday with the expected introduction of a gun sales background check bill that could be heard in committee, approved by lawmakers and signed by the governor before the end of the week.
The contentious recall effort against Las Vegas Councilman Steve Seroka ratcheted up this week with the policymaker rejecting claims he caused property damage to an anti-Seroka billboard truck.
The Secretary of State’s office issued an opinion to March on Thursday, stating that an elected official who will exceed a 12-year term limit in the middle of their next term will be eligible to serve that term out. If March is re-elected, her term would stretch to nearly 16 years.
State health officials gave legislators an overview of Nevada’s Medicaid program in an Assembly committee meeting Friday, during which the program’s new administrator said the state program will be tackling a decrease in federal funding in coming years.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam told top staff Friday that he is not going to resign over a racist photo as another sexual assault accusation was leveled at his lieutenant governor, who would succeed him if he stepped down.
Gerald Antinoro, the embattled sheriff of rural Storey County, facing charges of workplace sexual harassment and discrimination and with three confirmed state ethics violations already, has three new ethics cases pending that threaten his removal from office.
A funeral and a public memorial will be held next week to honor former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history.
Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker insisted on Friday that he had “not interfered” in the special counsel’s Russia investigation as he faced a contentious and partisan congressional hearing in his waning days on the job.