Tourist destinations such as Las Vegas and Reno could take a hit under a proposal in President Donald Trump’s 2019 fiscal budget blueprint, which calls for killing a program that markets tourism to the U.S. abroad.
A Las Vegas physician, indicted earlier this month on health care fraud charges, appears to have been the doctor who provided fentanyl to Henderson Municipal Court Judge Diana Hampton just prior to her death in March 2016.
Republican Attorney General Adam Laxalt did not directly answer when asked whether, as governor, he would sign a bill requiring state-run background checks on private party gun purchases and transfers. Gov. Brian Sandoval told The Nevada Independent on Thursday that such an arrangement would be the best solution to the problem.
The fate of the nation’s 1.8 million undocumented young people brought to the U.S. as children remained as uncertain as ever after the Senate on Thursday failed to advance any legislation to settle their status, including a plan proposed by President Donald Trump.
Despite the high theater that has surrounded Nevada’s first-in-the-nation insulin pricing transparency law — from a politically powerful union flying diabetes patients up to the Legislature to tell their personal stories to an impromptu hearing in back of the Assembly chambers where throngs of pharmaceutical lobbyists made a last-ditch stand against the bill — a workshop over a set of draft regulations to refine it lasted only seven minutes.
North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee signed a handwritten agreement outlining the terms of ousted city manager Qiong Liu’s departure from the city amidst a power struggle between her and one of the mayor’s top allies in city government last month.