Nevada health officials said Wednesday they are fixing widespread problems with how the state distributed millions of dollars in federal crime victim assistance grants, errors that were uncovered in a U.S. Department of Justice audit this week.
The Nevada Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in the cases involving a death row inmate who wants to die and the controversial ballot initiative aimed at preventing local governments from enacting sanctuary city policies.
The U.S. Justice Department says Nevada’s Department of Health and Human Services misappropriated or failed to adequately justify the use of millions of dollars in federal crime victim assistance grants from 2012-16.
The state of Nevada was urged to immediately apply for funds tucked into the $1.3 trillion spending bill for law enforcement costs incurred in the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting and subsequent investigation.
Conservation activists are urging the Bureau of Land Management to address issues with a historic dam that is trapping mud and slowly burying petroglyphs and other cultural resources in the Arrow Canyon Wilderness.
There are lots of things we’re divided on. Democrat vs. Republican. If gender is determined by biology or feelings. Whether the toilet paper roll should go over or under. For a couple brief hours on Thursday, Nevadans united around a common cause — cheering the University of Nevada Reno’s improbable run in the NCAA tournament. It’s exactly why politics and sports shouldn’t mix.
The meetings will open the public comment process on a proposal to build wind turbines along a 22-mile stretch of the Nevada-California border adjacent to three federally protected areas.
About two weeks after the Oct. 1 shooting, Democratic candidate for governor Steve Sisolak received a $2,500 donation from from a gun range that specializes in letting patrons fire automatic weapons.
A $1.3 trillion spending bill is headed to President Donald Trump after the House and Senate voted overwhelmingly to approve legislation that gives the armed services a pay hike but gives no relief to immigrant Dreamers seeking protection from deportation.
Society should ban military-style weapons, although defining which firearms that includes is a work in progress. That’s according to Denise Hooks, the college student facilitator of March for Our Lives Las Vegas, which is happening on Saturday.