Politics + Government

What’s wrong with Henderson’s plan for a hockey arena in Green Valley?

The Henderson City Council, aided by a prohibition on the public attending public meetings, is expected to vote Tuesday to spend $42 million on...

House passes $3T measure that Amodei dubs ‘bill from Hell’

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Friday cleared a massive $3 trillion relief bill aimed at blunting the health and economic impacts of the...
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Is steer roping ‘passive recreation’?

When the Nevada Legislature voted in 2003 to transfer Floyd Lamb State Park to the City of Las Vegas, the rambling acreage on the...
for the record

State tries to recast narrative on timing of accepting PUA applications

On Tuesday, the Nevada Current reported that “Nevada is now the only state not accepting unemployment claims from gig workers.” On Thursday, state officials...
shadow knows

Public defenders run for judge seats to bring ‘a more balanced bench’

For a few years now, Nevada has attempted to come to terms with disparities within its criminal justice system and rectify wrongs that have...
down the street

Regent to applicants for Nevada Chancellor: Fix not in

Nevada Regent Patrick Carter says he wants applicants to know the process for choosing a new Chancellor is not rigged in favor of Supreme...
absentee ballot

What you need to know about Nevada’s vote-by-mail primary election

Most Nevadans aren’t used to the election-by-mail process. Only one in 10 ballots during the last election cycle were cast via absentee ballots. But...
more dome

House Democrats unveil $3T pandemic relief bill; McConnell not interested

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats unveiled an economic relief package of epic proportions Tuesday in response to the coronavirus pandemic.The sweeping legislation carries a $3...
happy trails or whatever

Residents fear impact of Fiore’s plan for Floyd Lamb Park on neighborhood, wildlife

To oldtimers, it’s known as Tule Springs, a labyrinth of fishing holes, fossil beds, and wildlife habitats on the northwest edge of the valley.  Today...
not something but other thing

Sisolak makes move for Rainy Day Fund, says the words ‘special session’

With state budget shortfall estimates ranging from $741 million to more than $900 million for the current fiscal year, Gov. Steve Sisolak took the...

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