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Nevada received a “C” grade in a recently released report produced by Truth in Accounting, a nonpartisan nonprofit group that analyzes government financial data across the country. Its second Financial State of the Cities report analyzed the fiscal health of the nation's 75 most populous cities based on ...
Scarlett Harrington, 26, CCSD graduate and public speaking instructor at the College of Southern Nevada, speaks during a special Clark County input meeting on a potential district gender-diverse policy at Valley High School in Las Vegas, Monday, Jan. 29, 2018. Richard Brian Las Vegas Review-Journal ...

“It's political retribution because I had the nerve to challenge the establishment,” Hof said. “They're out of hand. It's the same stuff they're doing to Donald Trump. They're using government power to put me out of business and discredit me.” Hof also claims he did not make any changes to the mobile homes.
After several false alarms the last couple weeks, much of Nevada County woke up Monday morning to find a blanket of snow on the ground. Most school districts closed for a snow day, although those at lower elevations, such as Penn Valley Union Elementary School District, stayed open for business.
The Democratic Governors Association will target Nevada as part of a plan to spend $20 million to elect Democratic governors in eight states. Nevada will be a focus of the group's Unrig The Map initiative, an effort to win races that are key to 2021 redistricting. The $20 million investment is the largest ...
After more than two hours of legal arguments Friday in a small Las Vegas courtroom, the status of a private gun sale background check approved by Nevada voters in November 2016 remains unclear. Elaine Sanchez, former board member of Nevadans for Background Checks, joined others at a rally ...

He said those rights are secured and protected by Nevada law, not the federal government which he said has no authority over him or is ranch land and the surrounding BLM lands. BLM officials have argued and, in federal court, won rulings that Bundy is violating the law by refusing to pay the minimal ...
The Division of Minerals regularly oversees the closure of old mine shafts across the state through its Abandoned Mine Lands Program, but Wake said this site is unique because of its size and proximity to Nevada's largest population center. “It's so close and relatively large in scale, and it's in an intensely ...
Nevada paid the federal government roughly $4.1 million in 2017 to use HealthCare.gov. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) also asked for 1.5 percent of the premium payments that were collected through its exchange last year, a percentage that will double in 2019. Currently, the CMS ...
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and two members of the state's congressional delegation say they support President Trump's call for a ban on "bump stocks. ... Democratic Nevada House members Dina Titus and Jacky Rosen of Las Vegas also issued statements supporting the effort but calling on Trump and ...
FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2018, file photo, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo discusses the Route 91 Harvest Festival mass shooting during a news conference at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters in Las Vegas. Lombardo and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval are welcoming President ...
Adam Laxalt was listed as a speaker for a major National Rifle Association event, but the Nevada attorney general's name and face have been wiped from the event's website. Laxalt, also a Republican candidate for governor, appeared on the event's website this week as a scheduled speaker for the May 4 ...
A federal judge in Las Vegas dismissed a criminal case last month against Bundy and his two sons stemming from an armed standoff with government agents at his Bunkerville ranch in 2014. Federal prosecutors have asked the judge to reconsider the decision. Joel Hansen, chairman of the party, which ...
Since Catherine Cortez Masto was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2016, governor is the only major elective post in Nevada never held by a woman. But Giunchigliani says people should vote for her, ... "I know the state, I know the government, I respect the institutions." At the top of her list is fixing Nevada's ...
The cost of running the new website is expected to be about half of the $4.1 million the state paid to the federal government to use its enrollment system last year, said Heather Korbulic, the executive director of the exchange. The new website would also give the state access to real-time demographic ...
Confronted by another year of rising overtime costs, Nevada's top prison official axed a decades-old policy that required two officers to accompany prisoners to the doctor — a move expected to save $3.5 million in six months. The overtime trend isn't new for the Nevada Department of Corrections: Overtime ...
CARSON CITY — Nevada's Board of Examiners has approved a $5.1 million contract with an outside legal team to help fight President Donald Trump's proposal to restart the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas. The panel chaired by Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval ...

Manny Lamarre, head of the Office of Workforce Innovation, at the Clark County Government Center, Friday, July 14, 2017. ... Workforce Connections, Southern Nevada's local workforce development board, has launched a workforce development specialist apprenticeship program to prepare individuals ...
PAHRUMP — In a dusty town nearly an hour from the glitzy Las Vegas lights, two politicians have resorted to name-calling, mudslinging and trash-talking — all in an effort to win the votes of Pahrumpians like Patricia Ellis. Ellis, a Kansas native who moved to Pahrump nearly four years ago and opened a ...
Byrne has worked her entire career in accounting, tax and audit work for a variety of public and private companies, not-for-profit and government entities. She's an expert in governmental accounting and financial reporting. Byrne has announced campaign events in Reno, Las Vegas and rural Nevada.
Shimon was required to submit a government-issued identification card from Nevada, but he didn't have a driver's license or any other official state document. Instead, at his adviser's urging, he submitted an identification card from CWNevada, a local cannabis distributor, which enabled him to enter the ...
LAS VEGAS, NV - Prosecutors representing the federal government in the case against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and his sons are asking a judge to reconsider the January decision to dismiss the case, the Associated Press reported. U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson of Nevada argued that Judge Gloria ...
Hours after the Senate voted, the House also approved a $300 billion bipartisan budget agreement that funds the government until March 23. The vote on the floor of the House was 240-186 and came just after 5:30 a.m., about three and a half hours after the Senate voted 71-28. House Republicans got ...
WASHINGTON – A majority of the Nevada congressional delegation voted in favor of a budget deal and a stopgap spending bill early Friday that reopened the federal government after a brief shutdown. Both Republican Sen. Dean Heller and Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto voted with the majority ...
WASHINGTON — A Nevada congresswoman asked state officials Thursday to take control of a program that distributes federal funds to assist struggling homeowners because a nonprofit that administers the program is failing to get the money to those in need. Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., also suggested that ...
Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to reconsider dismissal of the criminal case against a Nevada rancher who led a 2014 armed standoff with ... Elieson said the Bundys sought all along to "deflect responsibility" and blame the federal government even though they risked the lives of more than 20 ...
Federal prosecutors in Nevada have asked a judge to reconsider her decision to dismiss the government's case against members of the Bundy family and a close supporter. “The government believes the Court's ruling is clearly erroneous,” Elizabeth White, appellate chief for the U.S. Attorney's Office for the ...
A U.S. Government office building at 4701 N. Torrey Pines Drive in Las Vegas, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas ... The Bureau of Land Management has extended the public comment period on its effort revise its management blueprint for Southern Nevada. The public now has until March ...
WASHINGTON — A Nevada nonprofit criticized for its handling of federal funds intended to help financially struggling homeowners is disputing the conclusions of a Treasury Department audit that led to $6.7 million being shifted to other states. In a letter and phone interview, Verise Campbell, the CEO of ...
A Nevada judge granted a 30-day request for additional documents related to the 1 October investigation to be released on Thursday. District Court Judge ... "The principles that are contained in the Nevada Public Records Act are the principles that are inherent in transparent government and democracy.
From a sense of relief to a call for healing, Nevada lawmakers on Wednesday reacted to the news that Steve Wynn, the casino developer who helped shape the Las Vegas Strip, resigned as CEO of the company he founded. But several Nevada politicians downplayed their connection to the billionaire who ...
The recalls against Democrats Joyce Woodhouse and Nicole Cannizzaro were deemed by the Nevada secretary of state's office to have enough signatures to force special elections. Democrats sued, arguing that more than 2,000 people signed forms asking to be removed from the petitions. If the judge ...
Nevada is looking to get out ahead of the pack when it comes to attracting businesses that use blockchain technology. That technology, and its application for businesses, was the topic of the day Tuesday at a conference for leaders in government and Nevada's tech industry. Blockchain is a storage ...
At the end of a three-day swing through Nevada on Tuesday, Pruitt said the federal government shouldn't use its regulatory power to throttle certain sectors of the economy. “That's the wrong way to regulate. It was not about making sure the environment was protected; it was about truly engaging in activity ...
(News 4 & Fox 11) -- For the first time in Nevada tech giants, investors, policy makers and thought leaders in the blockchain world are meeting to determine the next ... The conference focuses bringing together key stakeholders to establish a braintrust in the Silver State to hone in on security and transparency in government, ...
In a free speech lawsuit filed in federal court this week, Hof alleges that Nye County officials pressured him into censoring a street sign. “Instead of carving penises into rocks and public roads,” Hof created a yellow and black, diamond-shaped “Lovers at Play” street sign directing traffic toward his Nye ...
Republican governor candidate and state Treasurer Dan Schwartz said he wants to strip the $750 million taxpayer subsidy earmarked for the Raiders' stadium and use it to fix Nevada's much maligned public education system. In an interview with the Review-Journal Tuesday, Schwartz echoed comments ...
Unfortunately, the state constitution prohibits these items which in turn prevents working Nevadans, like me, from serving in the legislature," he said. "It is time for the people of Nevada to demand a state government that is both fully functional and fully serves its constituents - anything less is a disservice to ...
Democrat Steve Sisolak said Monday that if elected Nevada governor he will donate his salary to nonprofits until the state's public education system improves. And to Sisolak, the chairman of the Clark County Commission, improvements start with finding a way to pay teachers in Nevada higher wages and ...
“Affordable housing is the responsibility of state governments, not the federal government,” she said. State Sen. Julia Ratti, D-Sparks, chair of the interim legislative committee studying affordable housing, said lawmakers are looking into how Nevada can help close the financing gap. However, any ...
Whether it's liberals rejecting the safety of vaccines, conservatives rejecting evidence of Barack Obama's birth certificate, or conspiracy theories embraced at the highest levels of government, people seem to start with opinions and work their way to a set of "facts" rather than letting facts or evidence lead ...
Deplorable conditions at the homes, including feces, rodents, mildew, broken glass, dirty walls and filthy furniture were uncovered by a state audit released this month. Health officials and lawmakers scrambled to understand how caseworkers missed the warning signs and how Nevada failed to protect its ...
Wild horses far exceed U.S. government population goals, and officials say the free-roaming horses that number about 60,000 in 10 western states can face starvation. Captured horses are offered for adoption, but 46,000 are being held at government corrals and pastures costing taxpayers $50 million ...
Lifelong Southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, recently cleared of federal charges and freed from jail after nearly two years, has turned his sights on state and county government. In a lawsuit filed Thursday in Clark County District Court, Bundy claimed that former President Barack Obama's late 2016 ...
The Department of Interior released a last-minute plan Friday seeking to soften the impact of the government shutdown at the nation's parks and refuges, but specifics on how that would affect Southern Nevadans and visitors proved tough to come by. It was unclear Friday evening, for example, whether the ...
However, these services in and around Nevada could see an impact: During the 2013 government shutdown, museums and U.S. national parks like Yosemite had to close their gates. The U.S. Department of Defense tells us that military personnel will still report to work at places like NAS Fallon. However ...
WASHINGTON — A shutdown of the federal government at midnight Friday if Congress fails to act on a spending bill would cause hardship to contractors and federal workers in Nevada and elsewhere, but essential services at military bases, airports and veterans hospitals would continue, officials say.
The decision left federal prosecutors swallowing another defeat at the hands of a family whose defiance has become a rallying cry for Westerners who believe the federal government has no business managing public land. Four times now — in high-profile cases in Nevada and Oregon — the Bundy family ...
Nevada is among 17 states that have enacted legislation limiting the number of days of an initial opioid prescription or capping prescription strength, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Of those, most have exceptions for patients with chronic pain or cancer, patients in hospice care ...
The City Council in Henderson, Nevada, is scheduled Tuesday to consider offering land at a discounted price to the Oakland Raiders for a new headquarters and practice site when the NFL team makes its expected move to Las Vegas. A resolution for the sale of 55 acres (22 hectares) of vacant land near ...


 

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