Nevada assemblywoman to change equal pay bill after hearing from constituents
A bill requiring employers to certify they pay men and women equally to receive public contracts was going back to the drawing board after the sponsor conceded problems during a committee hearing Thursday.
‘We’re checking off the promises we’ve made,’ Trump tells enthusiastic CPAC crowd
President Donald Trump assured attendees at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday that he will cleave to the conservative positions that put him in the Oval Office.
Community activists, residents voice concerns over Heller
Planned Parenthood and affiliated groups met in a town hall-style event Thursday night at the Clark County Library in protest of U.S. Sen. Dean Heller’s policies and his support of President Donald Trump.
At CPAC, Nevada AG Adam Laxalt blasts ‘hubris of government’ in land seizure cases
Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt told a national gathering of conservatives Friday that protecting private property rights from government is an American principle that is under siege.
Presidential primaries could be on the horizon in Nevada
Republicans and Democrats could scrap Nevada’s caucus system in favor of a presidential primary under a bill to be considered in the state Legislature.
Roberson bill would expand rights for crime victims
Nevada crime victims may get expanded rights that are enshrined in the state constitution.
Bipartisan effort seeks to extend Nevada statute of limitations for victims of sexual abuse
Victims who were sexually abused as children may get more time to sue their perpetrators.
Nevada lawmaker has plan to get struggling students on track to graduate high school
Students who are not on track to graduate from high school in four years will be given an individualized graduation plan under the provisions in a bill introduced Thursday.
Major media organizations blocked from White House press briefing
Several major news outlets found themselves blocked from attending a Friday White House press briefing with Sean Spicer, the Press Secretary.
Titus calls on Sandoval to follow Washington governor’s lead with immigration enforcement
U.S. Rep. Dina Titus on Friday called on Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval to issue an executive order barring state police and corrections officers from making arrests based solely on an individual’s immigration status.
EDITORIAL: Think tank files suit to enforce separation of powers clause
For decades, scores of state lawmakers have — with cavalier indifference — willfully ignored one of the fundamental tenets of the Nevada Constitution.
COMMENTARY: Why the inflated pay of local government employees is the fault of state lawmakers
The solution to the financial difficulties cited by local governments in their campaign to raise your property taxes should be simple. Reduce compensation for the thousands of employees making $150,000, $200,000 and $250,000 a year by 5 to 10 percent. Boom. Here come the budget surpluses.
LETTER: Why has Clark County Commission failed to deal with constable?
It’s amazing to me that, according to your Feb. 18 article, the North Las Vegas constable, Robert Eliason, continues to serve in office despite failing to meet the basic legal law enforcement standards demanded of his position. He’s been paid more than $200,000 despite being unqualified to hold that office.