Economy

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.  (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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State Unemployment Down .5% From March To April

Biggest monthly drop in Nevada in more than 30 years

05/16/2014

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Congress To Consider Ban On Online Gaming

Competing legislation would curb gambling websites.

03/26/2014

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Nevada’s Job Growth Tops Nation

January’s jobless rate dropped to 8.7%

03/17/2014

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January Gaming Numbers Down

Nearly 3% drop from a year ago

02/28/2014

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Vegas Union Members Vote To End Contract Extension

Culinary union negotiating for 10,000 Las Vegas hotel workers.

02/20/2014