Critic Denounces Efforts To Revive RepositoryIllinois Congressman John Shimkus is denouncing efforts to revive the nuclear repository at Yucca Mountain.
Nevada Seeks To Intervene In Yucca Mountain CaseNevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt has asked a federal appeals court in New Orleans to approve the Silver State as a third party in the case.
Ex-Doctor in Vegas Hepatitis Case Dies in Prison CustodyNevada corrections spokeswoman Brooke Keast said Tuesday that Dipak Desai died late Monday at a Reno hospital.
Nevada Lawmakers Tackle the Capital Punishment QuestionA bill to abolish Nevada's death penalty and commute the sentences of 82-death row inmates. The bill if passed would spare death row inmates and instead give them life in prison without parole.
Bill Would Let Nevada Police Pull Over Seat Belt OffendersCurrently officers are only allowed to ticket people for not wearing belts if they're pulled over for some other reason.
Two Nevada Inmate Deaths Reported in One WeekReynoldo Duquesne died Wednesday in the medical unit at Northern Nevada Correctional Center in Carson City. Robert Gonzales died Sunday at Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center.
Nevada Officials Investigate Child Death, Discover Pipe BombNevada officials are investigating after a 2-year-old girl was reported dead in Carson City.
Nevada Launches Program For Inmates With Opioid AddictionsPilot program is scheduled to begin in April at Warm Springs Correctional Center in Carson City and Southern Desert Correctional Center in Las Vegas.
State Apellate Courts Move To Downtown VegasThis second courthouse will provide chambers and offices for the Las Vegas based Justices and Judges of the Apellate Courts and employees of the Administative Office of the Courts.
Protesters Jeer Nevada Congressmen Over Public AvailabilityOver the jeers of 200 protesters outside, Nevada's two Republican congressmen said Wednesday that town hall meetings will be more appropriate once they have a better grasp of how the party will unite to reform the Affordable Care Act.
Lawmakers to Hear Outside Review of Education ChangesPolicy proposals will crop up and lawmakers will continue their budget hearings, but an independent review of certain school programs will star in the second week of the Nevada Legislature.
Lawmakers Gather for Ceremony, Week 1 at Nevada LegislatureNevada legislators are converging on Carson City to start the biennial lawmaking process Monday and resolve budget conflicts that could be seriously complicated by efforts in Washington, D.C., to roll back the Affordable Care Act.