President Trump and GOP leaders are pulling out all the stops to win over House conservatives to their ObamaCare replacement bill ahead of a crucial up-or-down vote scheduled for Thursday.
Members of the Donald Trump transition team, possibly including Trump himself, were under surveillance during the Obama administration following November’s election, House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes told reporters Wednesday.
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval vetoed his first bill of the 2017 legislative session Tuesday, rejecting a citizen initiative to automatically sign up people to vote when they get a driver’s license.
At the start of the legislative session, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Nevada’s Department of Motor Vehicles introduced overlapping bills on how to deal with the future of driverless cars.
After more than 25 years in the public sector, Las Vegas City Manager Betsy Fretwell is planning to make a switch.
Sean Spicer Slams Sanctuary City Jurisdictions After Illegal Aliens Accused of Gang-Raping High School Freshman
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday the rape of a 14-year-old Rockville High School freshman shows why President Donald Trump is so “passionate” about cracking down on illegal immigration.
Privacy advocates and national security wonks have for years argued that the House intelligence committee, a key overseer of spy agencies like the NSA, can’t do its job because it doesn’t have enough money to hire sufficient staff. Now that purported Russian hack attacks are routinely in the news, the committee is poised to get a big funding increase.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is not considering a carbon tax, a White House official said on Tuesday.
While his confirmation process looked to be moving forward smoothly, committee Democrats pressed him on matters swirling around Trump, even asking him about the standards for impeachment. If confirmed by the full U.S. Senate, he would reinstate a conservative majority on the court.
President Donald Trump tried to rally Republican lawmakers behind a plan to dismantle Obamacare on Tuesday as U.S. stock markets showed their worst one-day performance since the November election.
Farmers in the U.S. agricultural heartland that helped elect Donald Trump are now pushing his administration to avoid a trade dispute with Mexico, fearing retaliatory tariffs that could hit over $3 billion in U.S. exports.
It may become easier for Nevadans to get spousal support from a deadbeat ex.
A bill from state Senate Majority Leader Aaron Ford that would refinance certain student loans met with no opposition Monday during a Government Affairs Committee meeting.
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on Tuesday pledged independence from President Donald Trump and said no one including the president is above the law amid concerns by Democrats he would be beholden to the man who selected him.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday put new restrictions on presidential powers, limiting a president’s authority to staff certain top government posts in a case involving an appointment to the National Labor Relations Board.
“With this legislation, we support NASA’s scientists, engineers and astronauts and their pursuit of discovery”
Immigration provision cut from Obamacare rollback, angering conservatives
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson proposed new dates on Tuesday for a NATO meeting, the State Department said, after he initially decided to skip the talks and rebuffed the alliance’s efforts to reschedule them.
Gohmert called the current bill “a formula for disaster,” insisting it’s likely the courts would end up having the final say in terms of preserving Obamacare due to the way the bill is written.
A resolution restating the Legislature’s opposition to any effort to license Yucca Mountain as a high-level nuclear waste dump was endorsed Monday by Gov. Brian Sandoval and Attorney General Adam Laxalt.
There was only one new revelation at the hearing, and it was a bombshell: senior Obama administration officials could have known the identities of surveillance targets.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer chastised Trump administration critics Monday who continue to suggest that there is some form of collusion between the President and the Russian government, despite no evidence having come to light.
Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court pick, said on Tuesday he would have no trouble ruling against the president as he tried to stake out his independence amid concerns by Democrats that he would be beholden to the man who nominated him.
Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, whom President Donald Trump fired earlier this month, will join New York University’s law school on April 1 as a distinguished scholar in residence, the school announced on Tuesday.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to skip a meeting with NATO foreign ministers next month in order to stay home for a visit by China’s president and will go to Russia later in April, U.S. officials said on Monday, disclosing an itinerary that allies may see as giving Moscow priority over them.
Plastic bags at retail stores would be phased out — but cost a dime a bag in the interim — under a bill introduced in the Nevada Assembly on Monday.
Two Nevada Assembly members want to take another stab at saving the Huntridge Theater in Las Vegas.
Judge Neil Gorsuch gave his opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday on the first day of hearings on his nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court. In it he unpacked his views on the job of unelected judges in a democratic republic, giving his personal story and pledging to be a public servant who faithfully follows the Constitution and the laws enacted by the people’s elected representatives.
The makers of TurboTax and other online systems spent millions lobbying last year, much of it directed toward a bill that would permanently bar the government from offering taxpayers prefilled filings.
Senator Rand Paul weighed in on James Comey’s “wiretap” denials Monday afternoon, telling Fox’s Neil Cavuto that “somebody was spying on the Trump campaign” even if they didn’t use an “old-fashioned bug.”
Maryland’s House of Delegates on Monday approved legislation to bar police statewide from checking the immigration status of individuals they arrest or keeping them locked up longer than otherwise warranted at the request of federal agents seeking to deport them.
U.S. President Donald Trump was set to meet with House Republicans on Tuesday to shore up support for the party’s healthcare bill to replace Obamacare, increasing pressure to pass his first major legislative initiative despite rifts within their ranks.
The Trump administration confirmed Tuesday it is imposing new restrictions on electronic devices carried by travelers coming to the United States from 10 airports mainly in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified terror threats.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson “sent a very clear signal that our policy of strategic patience is over” with North Korea during his recent visit to China, a White House spokesman said on Monday.
The popular Gov. Kenny Guinn Millennium Scholarship program is running out of money and may not be available for Nevada high school graduates in the years to come, lawmakers were told Monday.
Employees may soon be able to freely talk with their colleagues about their salaries.
As a bill revising a program to give parents state funds to educate their children in private schools was about to introduced in the Legislature on Monday, opponents rallied outside the Legislative Building.
Nevada is pushing forward with a new road map for student achievement, despite the rollback of federal regulations.
Before being appointed to the Henderson City Council in 2011, John Marz stood in front of Mayor Andy Hafen and council members and said, “I make a commitment to you that I will not run for re-election, and I will give those people who serve after me an opportunity to run for this seat.”
Bombshell discovery shows targets of NSA’s “Project Dragnet”
While the Department of Justice was prosecuting Sheriff Arpaio from 2008 to 2010, the NSA conducted electronic surveillance of the various Arizona judges on the case, on Sheriff Arpaio, and on the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office.
The U.S. House of Representatives Rules Committee announced on Monday that it will hold a hearing on the Republican healthcare bill on Wednesday
California Gov. Jerry Brown asked President Donald Trump on Sunday for federal emergency assistance for the fourth time in just two months.
During testimony before the House Intelligence Committee on Monday, FBI Director James Comey stated, the FBI, as part of our counterintelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election
Federal issues will be on the minds of lawmakers through much of Week 7 at the Legislature, with a historic vote in the Assembly on ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment and a resolution reaffirming Nevada’s opposition to Yucca Mountain both on tap.
U.S. House Republicans are working on changes to their healthcare overhaul bill to provide more generous tax credits for older Americans and add a work requirement for the Medicaid program for the poor, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday.
Judiciary Committee Republicans praised Gorsuch, the conservative appeals court judge from Colorado nominated by Trump on Jan. 31, and called him well qualified for the lifetime job as a justice. Despite slim chances of blocking the nomination with Republicans controlling the Senate, Democrats raised questions about Gorsuch’s suitability for the court.
Wary of their first official encounter with U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade agenda, the world’s top finance officials were relieved to find new Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin polite and business-like over the weekend.
U.S. lawmakers from both parties said on Sunday they had seen no proof to support the claim by Republican President Donald Trump that his predecessor Barack Obama had wiretapped him last year, adding pressure on President Trump to explain or back off his repeated assertion.