The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Nevada is not immune from a lawsuit filed by corrections officers over pay because it moved a state lawsuit into federal court.
Based in Reno, Bill Dentzer covers government and politics and related state news out of the Review-Journal’s capital bureau in Carson City. He joined the RJ in October 2018 after similar assignments at the Salt Lake Tribune in Utah and the Idaho Statesman in Boise. He earlier covered state and local government in his home state of New York, where he graduated from Hamilton College.
Counting itemized individual contributions — named donors with individual contributions of $200 or more — Joe Biden led not only fellow Democrats but also incumbent President Donald Trump..
Gov. Steve Sisolak has announced immediate action to tighten regulation of Nevada’s marijuana industry in response to federal charges that foreign nationals sought to enter the industry by buying political influence.
A federal indictment charges four men with crimes including making illegal foreign campaign donations to two Nevada candidates in 2018, as well as trying to buy a marijuana license in the state.
The state Board of Examiners approved $50 million for a health and sciences building for the College of Southern Nevada’s Henderson campus.
The manufacturers of drugs to treat diabetes may face millions in fines from the state of Nevada for failing to comply with a 2017 law.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden laid into President Donald Trump at a campaign stop in Reno on Wednesday, rebuking the president for an “abuse of power.”
Whether he can prevail in a crowded Democratic field, and then defeat President Donald Trump, is “something that’s holding some folks back.”
Philanthropist and 2020 presidential candidate Tom Steyer campaigned with striking GM workers in Sparks on Friday, saying corporate control of government and politics must be reversed, and that President Trump should be removed from office.
The Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Title Max broke state law by offering loans twice as long as state law allows, thus overcharging customers, but the company won’t have to pay damages because it didn’t willfully violate the law.
The Nevada Press Association recognized the efforts of several state lawmakers — state Sens. David Parks, Melanie Scheible, Ben Kieckhefer, Jason Frierson — and Gov. Steve Sisolak for their efforts in passing a bill to strengthen the state’s public records laws.
The liberal group Battle Born Progress awarded perfect scores to nearly half the Nevada Legislature, Democrats all, based on votes cast in the 2019 session.
The bipartisan, multistate effort is being led by Texas and was announced Monday on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.