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Officials say proposal protects species, critics say it shields projects from...

The Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and environmental groups are on opposite sides of a proposed bill related to sensitive data about...

‘Pharmacy deserts’ may be contributing to Nevada vaccine inequities

Earlier this month, the White House announced the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 Vaccination, which will supply coronavirus vaccines directly to pharmacies nationwide.Nevada,...

Legislation would expand eligibility for good time credits

In an attempt to contend with rising prison populations, lawmakers want to expand who is eligible for good time credits, which are awarded to...

It’s time for CCSD to rethink ‘health’

Monday kicked off National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, an annual opportunity to educate the public on disordered eating and providing resources to those who...

Lawmakers examine fix to Clinton-era limits on help for released inmates

With then-President Bill Clinton promising to “end welfare as we know it,” the federal government passed a welfare reform law in 1996 that banned...

Unisex bathrooms, women’s sports and abortion dominate NV ERA hearing

“This bill is about equality. Period,” Sen. Patricia Spearman said in 2017, when Nevada became the first state in decades to ratify the federal...

Coalition pushes lawmakers to find new money for K-12 … somewhere

A new billboard greets drivers headed southbound on I-580 from Reno to Carson City. It’s got a Nevada-blue background with yellow and white words...

Nevadans demand action on mining tax to meet a growing state’s...

Over 30 years ago Governor Bob Miller stood up for Nevada’s children in his 1989 State of the State speech.“Because of the mining industry’s...

Haaland faces GOP critics at her Interior confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Deb Haaland confronted expected tough questioning from Republican senators on Tuesday at her confirmation hearing to become the first Native American...

Medicaid reaches record enrollment in Nevada

One in four Nevadans is now enrolled in a public health insurance program.More than 810,000 Nevadans are now enrolled in Medicaid or Nevada Check...

Washoe County Commission to take up short-term rental ordinance

Washoe County Commissioners are poised Tuesday to officially open the door to what critics call “the ‘hotel-ification’ of entire neighborhoods."A proposed ordinance to regulate...

CCSD to school: Spend money we haven’t given you yet, and...

Dear Clark County School Trustees,I was recently forwarded a letter that had been sent to you from your boss… er, employee… Jason Goudie, who...
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