Politics + Government

Election officials: State needs to act fast if it wants a smooth election in...

Some of the nonpartisan officials who run Nevada’s elections are quietly concerned that the window of time for making big decisions about the upcoming...

Balky technology, expiring benefits worry workers, state leaders nationwide

Congress is continuing to squabble over whether to extend a federal supplement to unemployment insurance and if they do, by how much.But as they...
Nevada Assembly during Special Session

Sisolak puts mining tax constitutional amendment on the table in special session

Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday issued a proclamation calling for the 32nd Special Session to begin Friday. As previously promised by the governor, the...

Shielding your boss from justice won’t bring conventions back

Republicans have finally come up with a plan to fight the Covid and the accompanying economic misery and despair: Bomb it to smithereens.As federal...

Douglas County sheriff to library: Choose between 911 and Black Lives Matter

A proposed statement of support for Black Lives Matter from a rural library promoted a county sheriff to threaten not to respond to future...

The curious case of Superintendent Jara

I first met Clark County School District Superintendant Jesus Jara when he unleashed a firestorm. In the summer of 2019 he announced, via video,...

As regional homelessness policy stresses housing, city spends more on Courtyard

A recent presentation to a regional working group assessing homeless funding shortfalls and resource gaps showed Southern Nevada needs an additional $31 million this...

Apparently some Democrats think gerrymandering is fine in blue states

In June of 2019 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Rucho v. Common Cause that federal courts will no longer accept partisan gerrymandering cases. ...

As benefits set to expire, Senate Republicans adjourn without action

By Allison StevensWASHINGTON — Democratic leaders slammed Republicans Friday for leaving in the lurch millions of jobless Americans who are relying on enhanced unemployment...

Nuclear power: Still a rip-off after all these years

Nuclear waste is probably the last thing on the minds of Nevadans these days, what with … everything. But Nevada politicians, industries, and people have...

LATEST STORIES

Adjust Font Size