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County directs $1.8 million in pot fees to help homeless

The Clark County Commission unanimously approved $1.8 million of marijuana business license fees be allocated to help homeless youth and medically fragile homeless.Tuesday’s vote...

Nevada may enact new regulations on lawsuit cash advances

Nevada may become one of a handful of states to enact explicit regulations overseeing businesses that offer cash advances to plaintiffs of pending lawsuits,...

Candidates woo AAPI community ahead of 2020

A sudden hush comes over the once rowdy room at Orchid Vietnamese Restaurant.U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, who is making another visit to Nevada since...

AB30 threatens tribal heritage and sacred sites

Lawmakers have a big decision to make this week on water policy.Will they pass a bill that could make it substantially easier to siphon...

A long trek to Carson City for canceled meetings, no guarantees

The drive between Las Vegas and Carson City is seven hours long. The view is mostly full of sagebrush, with the occasional burro sitting...

Remember when Sisolak & the Dems promised to tax the poor?

Remember when Steve Sisolak was running for governor and he promised if voters elected him then in his very first legislative session he would...

“Zero support” from resort industry for funding monorail expansion

The long-planned extension of the Las Vegas Monorail to the Mandalay Bay, which sits near the Las Vegas Raiders Stadium, and construction of a...

Gun bill provision restoring local control may be in jeopardy

With the legislative session in its final weeks, some advocates fear legislators are about to kill a substantial part of a gun law reform...

Nevada may sway 2020 race, unfortunately

Beneath Nevada’s noble veneer of a working class immigrant population -- the heart of both the economy and the state's Democratic electorate -- lies...

Western Shoshone step up resistance to Yucca project

For decades, anti-nuclear protesters have demonstrated on Mother’s Day near the entrance to what used to be called the Nevada Test Site.The Western Shoshone...

Democrats look to pot, local sales tax for additional education money

Democrats on Tuesday announced two pieces of legislation meant to bring additional money to the state’s education system.The first piece of legislation, SB 545,...

The reslicing begins: K-12 funding formula bill (finally) introduced

Characterizing it as a necessary first step toward fixing Nevada's lackluster education system, Senate Democrats on Monday introduced their attempt to simplify and update...