Economy

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Statewide Unemployment Drops Again

Las Vegas sees record in year-over-year drop

11/21/2014

Think tank report recommends stepping up advanced training in science, technology, engineering and math so the state can diversify its economy. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Study: Skilled Worker Shortage Hurts Nevada

Think tank report recommends stepping up advanced training in science, technology, engineering and math so the state can diversify its economy.

11/12/2014

The Nevada Supreme Court ruling declared clubs are not exempt from provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nevada Court Rules Strip Club Dancers Are Employees

The ruling stems from a 2009 class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of six dancers at Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club; it says dancers are not independent contractors and deserve at least the minimum wage.

10/30/2014

Nearly half-a-million dollars will get you into the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in the Nieman Marcus Christmas Book. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

$425,000 Trip To The Oscars Among Neiman Marcus Gifts

The Nieman Marcus holiday catalog for the very rich includes luxurious trips and super fast sports cars.

10/07/2014

Sands Corp. Chairman and CEO Sheldon Adelson speaks at the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2014 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Sheldon Adelson Criticizes Internet Gambling

The billionaire casino owner worries that there’s no reason casinos should be in the pockets of every single American.

10/01/2014

Lawmakers unanimously approved an unprecedented package of incentives to bring Tesla Motors' $5 billion battery factory to Nevada. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Nevada Lawmakers Approve Tesla Tax Breaks

Sparks Assemblyman calls Tesla plant the biggest thing to hit the state since the Hoover Dam was built.

09/11/2014

Demonstrators hold up a flag of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) to protest the Israeli military action against Palestinians in Gaza. (Photo byTAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

Makeup Business Owner Harassed Over ‘Isis’ Name

Isis Artistry has drawn negative attention because of the similarity to the Islamic State terror group often referred to as “ISIS.”

09/11/2014

UNEMPLOYMENT 385

Nevada Unemployment Unchanged In July

7.7% rate same as June, but more jobs added to the economy

08/15/2014

The famous boardwalk in Atlantic City could go dark if two major casinos follow through on plans to close. (Abdullah Pope/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey Commission: We Can’t Force Atlantic City Casinos To Stay Open

Atlantic City lawmakers asked the New Jersey Casino Control Commission to require the Showboat and Trump Plaza to remain open past their expected closings dates this summer.

08/11/2014

New Jersey legislation would have allowed gamblers to place sports bets in the state's casinos and racetracks. (Keystone/Getty Images)

Christie Vetoes Sports Betting In New Jersey

Veto seen as defeat for Atlantic City casinos.

08/08/2014

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