The University of Nevada, Reno said it will set up its drone research headquarters just south of the main casino district in a newly leased office building that is part of the school’s new push to better connect the campus with the city.
A Nevada board has voted to restore to state workers some health benefits that were cut during the recession.
A judge has ruled that John Michael Schaefer, a disbarred Las Vegas lawyer who ran for Los Angeles City Council a little over a year ago, doesn’t meet a two-year state residency requirement and can’t seek the Democratic primary nod for Nevada state controller.
Bill Raggio, Nevada’s longest-serving state senator, who died in 2012, left his mark on the state in a multitude of ways, particularly in the arena of education funding and reform.
Nevada’s health-insurance exchange didn’t meet anyone’s expectations — not even those of exchange officials themselves — but the insurance industry sounded hopeful that the marketplace’s issues could be patched before fall’s enrollment period.
Congressional candidate Niger Innis was the aggressor Thursday night against Assemblyman Cresent Hardy in their first GOP debate in Mesquite, a conservative rural community. Innis criticized Hardy for voting for state legislation that implemented President Barack Obama’s health care insurance program, including setting up the Silver State Health Exchange and expanding Medicaid.
Retrieving Global Positioning System coordinates from a person’s cell phone so an arrest can be made is not an illegal search if a valid arrest warrant is obtained first, the Nevada Supreme Court said in an opinion issued Thursday.
Federal prosecutors filed court papers late Thursday asking a judge to order former power broker Harvey Whittemore to begin serving his two-year prison term for unlawfully funneling campaign contributions to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
Frank Woodbeck, Nevada’s director of employment, training and rehabilitation, is leaving his post for a new job with the system of higher education.
Nevada federal judge nominee Richard Boulware advanced in the U.S. Senate on Thursday despite surprise opposition from Republicans who questioned his experience and his ability to become impartial.