A regent with the Nevada System of Higher Education — who balances her health-care job with studying for her Ph.D. and raising two children as a single mom — is the latest to throw her hat into a race for the 4th Congressional District.
Tradition dictates that 10-year anniversaries are celebrated with tin, but the Senate marked the decade since Bear Stearns required a Federal Reserve bailout with a bill to modify banking regulations.
The Clark County School Board of Trustees has agreed to a settlement that involves allowing a high-ranking district employee to work from home after she accused embattled Trustee Kevin Child of workplace harassment and intimidation, according to district officials familiar with the negotiations.
Conservative businessman Danny Tarkanian is dropping his insurgent bid against incumbent Sen. Dean Heller and will instead run in the state’s open 3rd Congressional District at President Donald Trump’s behest.
UNLV President Len Jessup’s decision to sign an agreement conditioning a $14 million donation to the medical school on him keeping his job through 2022 “raises serious questions about Dr. Jessup’s ethics” and “the optics are appalling,” a lawyer for the Nevada System of Higher Education wrote in a legal opinion obtained by The Nevada Independent.
The original agreement with the Engelstad Family Foundation was later replaced with language specifying “current leadership” should stay in place as a condition for the donation, according to Kris Engelstad McGarry, a trustee for the foundation. She said Wednesday that the donation was being revoked because Jessup was being pressured to leave the university and the terms of the bargain weren’t being upheld.
With a close-of-business Friday deadline looming, Rep. Ruben Kihuen said he is still undecided about whether he will seek re-election.
A Nevada District Court judge upheld the constitutionality of a state law that could remove hundreds of signatures from petitions in the politically-charged effort to recall two Democratic state senators while calling for a “complete validation” of signatures for both petitions.