Nevadans could soon see additional benefits from the Republican-backed tax bill in the form of lower utility bills — and not just through reduced electric costs.
A nurse who was fired from his job at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas last year after marijuana was found in his system has won a preliminary victory in his wrongful termination case, which will test whether Nevada employment law keeps pace with increasing public acceptance of cannabis.
North Las Vegas has become the latest Nevada jurisdiction to contract with a major Las Vegas firm in suing a troop of major pharmaceutical-grade opioid manufacturers and distributors.
Democratic state Senate Majority Leader Aaron Ford helped pass a last-minute amendment in the waning hours of the 2017 legislative session that removed caps on fees awardable to outside law firms that contract with the state — an arrangement that could financially benefit his employer.
The Republican primary for Nevada’s 3rd Congressional District won’t be an easy fight with a crowded field of candidates and the earliest strains of bitterness already are seeping into social media, though little of that was on display at the candidates’ first forum Tuesday night.
As the state works to remedy the deplorable conditions in community homes for the mentally ill identified in a legislative audit last month, lawmakers and state officials are grappling with the bigger question of how to better oversee and tailor care to meet patients’ needs.
Deonne Contine’s final day as taxation director was Feb. 9. Until then, she oversaw the agency that collects taxes from the dispensaries and can impose fines, revoke their licenses and approve applications for coveted new licenses.
Embattled North Las Vegas City Manager Qiong Liu is appealing the City Council’s decision to terminate her contract after alleging that she tried to give herself a retroactive $30,000 raise without council permission.