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Sisolak ousts Harris, appoints former MGM attorney to chair Control Board

Gov. Steve Sisolak is replacing Gaming Control Board chairwoman Becky Harris, who led the board through the formation of proposed rules to reign in...
summerlin

Shutdown not derailing real estate, yet, but “probably not good” for market

Federal employees are going without work in some cases, or working without pay in others, but if you’re looking to buy or sell your...
the great county of Clark

Clark County is all that, county spokesperson says

"It's that time of year," writes Clark County Public Information Officer Erik Pappa, "when I send out my annual note to the news media...
Marilyn Kirkpatrick

Kirkpatrick comes out swinging, wants pot money spent on homelessness

The Clark County Commission is considering a proposal from its new chairwoman, Marilyn Kirkpatrick, to spend a windfall of marijuana business license fee revenue...
Sisolak and Ford

Gov. Sisolak’s first official act: Task force on sexual harassment

Following his inauguration midday Monday, Gov. Steve Sisolak issued his first executive order: the creation of a task force focused on sexual harassment and...
look what she's got

Nevada delegation eager to shake things up

Like refugees returning from an eight-year exile, Democrats took control of the House of Representatives Thursday, eager to tackle a broad agenda that includes...
shut it down

TANF, other social services operational during shutdown, state says

In addition to 800,000 federal employees being furloughed or working without a paycheck -- 3,450 in Nevada -- shutdowns tend to hurt lower-income people...
Trump trash

“Manufactured crisis” halts pay for 3,450 working Nevadans

When Daniel Patterson, who lives in Nevada and works for the Department of Interior, heard about a potential government shutdown last month, he figured...
There he is

Sisolak went hiring over the holidays

Over the holiday break, Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak announced six senior staff hires in his administration, including Democratic advisor Michelle White as Chief of Staff,...
pryamid thing

1 in 7 lawmakers initially appointed, not elected, to majority female Legislature

Nevada voters seem partial to keeping a tight rein on the selection of public officials. They’ve rejected proposals to appoint judges and proved their...

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