Nevada homeless increase largest in nation
Twenty states saw an increase in the number of homeless individuals between 2013 and 2014, with Nevada experiencing the largest surge of 1,733 more individuals, according to a report released today by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
NLV city manager candidates questioned by council
North Las Vegas City Council members kept their questions general and broad for two candidates vying to be city manager during Wednesday’s meeting.
Vegas OKs 26 medical marijuana dispensaries
Las Vegas’ first round of pot permit hearings was a marathon, not a sprint. City Council members spent the better part of 16 hours mulling preliminary land use and licensing entitlements sought by 50 would-be medical marijuana business operators on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Latino votes no longer a sure bet for Nevada Democrats
More than most Nevada candidates, Democrat Lucy Flores has counted on Hispanic voters to back her for lieutenant governor to boost her chances of beating Republican Mark Hutchison.
MORRISON: Dirty politics, ineligibility make mess of Assembly district election
The 29,152 voters in Assembly District 34 have been cursed with problems this election. Illegal mailers and robocalls marred the primary, and the general has been muddied by finding the Democratic candidate wasn’t eligible to run. She didn’t live in the district 30 days before filing, as the law requires.