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Last-minute hearing called to halt Nevada sex offender notification change

A judge Thursday will consider an emergency motion filed by lawyers for 17 unnamed plaintiffs seeking to once again put the brakes on a Nevada law implementing new sex offender registration requirements.
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Nevada’s high court rejects delaying arguments on school choice bill

The Nevada Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a request from the American Civil Liberties Union to delay oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging a controversial school choice bill.

House report on Benghazi blames US military, Obama administration

Republicans on the House Benghazi Committee harshly faulted the Obama administration Tuesday for lax security and a slow response to the deadly 2012 attacks at the U.S. diplomatic outpost in Libya.

EDITORIAL: The regulator in chief

Barack Obama dropped in to address attendees of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in the Bay Area last week. The Associated Press reported the president told the crowd that “it is vital” to ensure they “have the right tools to start new businesses.” Perhaps Mr. Obama — with his hectic schedule and all — got his audiences confused, delivering instead a joke-laden speech intended for the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

SEBELIUS: Cresent Hardy shouldn’t talk about the Constitution

Congressman Cresent Hardy says the U.S. Constitution doesn’t allow the federal government to own lands except in narrow circumstances. But he’s entirely wrong about that.

HARASIM: In Cuba, Las Vegas health official finds it helps to look like Hemingway

Unless I’ve missed something, no one in Las Vegas has ever said — at least publicly — that Dr. Joe Iser, the head of the Southern Nevada Health District, has gotten ahead because of his looks. But in Havana, Cuba, well, that’s another story.

LETTERS: Why don’t bicyclists pay for roadwork?

Your Thursday editorial (“A gas, gas, gas”) on higher taxes at the pump to fund local road improvements was excellent. And yes, how about the folks who don’t use normal fuel?

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