Las Vegas City Councilwoman Michele Fiore, one of the few Republican officeholders in Southern Nevada, built a larger-than-life political profile on her big personality and fierce conservative advocacy.
Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly charged more than $1,100 in expenses to his campaign for a trip to Dallas with his daughter, records show.
The sudden downfall of Nevada Senate Majority Leader Kelvin Atkinson has shined a powerful spotlight on weaknesses in the state’s campaign finance law and the growing number of officeholders who have exploited it.
Details about sealed court cases were obtained by the Las Vegas Review-Journal during the nationally recognized Sunshine Week, which is held each year to focus attention on access to public information.
Backed by a bipartisan and diverse coalition of government transparency advocates and news organizations, a newly introduced bill is looking to add some bite to Nevada’s toothless public records laws.
Early voting begins Saturday for municipal primary elections in four cities in the Las Vegas Valley.
President Donald Trump played down any threat posed by racist white nationalism on Friday after the gunman accused of the New Zealand mosque massacre called the president “a symbol of renewed white identity.”
The suicide rate among Nevada teenagers and children nearly doubled between 2017 and 2018, according to the state’s Office of Suicide Prevention.
Poor record keeping processes and a lack of state oversight of the legal marijuana industry cost the state at least $500,000 in missed tax revenue, according to an audit released earlier this month.
Former Nevada education official Marcia Washington will fill the vacancy left in the state Senate by the resignation of Kelvin Atkinson, the ex-Senate majority leader who pleaded guilty to federal wire fraud Monday.