Gov. Sandoval Leading Taskforce To Stop Opioid AbuseThe group will hear updates from state and federal agencies regarding how they're working to combat the opioid crisis in the Silver State.
Census: Incomes Up, But Financial Inequality Still Plagues NevadaAccording the the Census Bureau, almost 14 percent of Nevadans live below the federal poverty level, but that's an improvement over last year and is a little better than the national average, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Nevada Looking To Become Home Of Second Amazon HeadquartersAmazon announced last week that it will spend $5 billion on the construction and operation of its new location called Amazon HQ2. The facility would house up to 50,000 full-time employees.
Governor Issues Statement On Nevada Recovery Service CenterFEMA announced on Wednesday that it will establish a Recovery Service Center in Carson City, Nevada to offer additional support to the survivors of Hurricane Harvey and other ongoing disaster operations.
Nevada High Schoolers Encouraged To Apply For ScholarshipNevada Promise scholarship is a state-funded program that will pay all tuition and mandatory fees that are not covered by other forms of financial aid for those who are eligible.
Health Exchange Plans Offered For 14 Nevada CountiesSilverSummit in Nevada, will be offering health insurance coverage to 14 Nevada counties, including those living in Carson City, Churchill, Douglas, Elko counties.
Sandoval: Nevada Seeks to Protect Transgender GuardsmenGovernor Sandoval: Under advisement of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, I have directed the Nevada National Guard to make no modifications to the current policy, unless instructed to by the Secretary of Defense.
Gibson Sworn In To Replace Scow On County CommissionGibson is a native Nevadan who was born and raised in Southern Nevada. He was elected to serve as Mayor of Henderson for three consecutive terms beginning in 1997 and has been a practicing attorney in business and commercial law for more than 35 years.
UNLV Medical School Gets $25 Million DonationThe fledgling UNLV medical school just received an anonymous $25 million donation.
Rules For Ignition-Interruption Devices In Hands Of GovernorA bill to regulate car shutoff mechanisms, also known as starter interruption devices, passed in the Nevada Legislature and now sits on Governor Brian Sandoval's desk.
Nevada Officials In DC Restate Opposition To Nuclear DumpGov. Brian Sandoval says he told Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., that he remains absolutely opposed to the Yucca Mountain project.
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.