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Asbestos removal at old Nevada police station to cost $53K

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:34:40 GMT

The Elko Daily Free Press reports the Elko City Council will consider awarding a $53,000 bid to a company to remove asbestos from the building at a meeting Tuesday.




Former Nevada state treasurer considers Senate bid against Heller

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:34:39 GMT

Heller is considered the most vulnerable GOP senator up for reelection next year and the only one running in a state that Hillary Rodham Clinton Former Nevada state treasurer considers Senate bid against Heller Trump administration to honor fallen workers Conway: I have 'no idea' who is leading Democratic Party MORE carried in 2016. Senate Democrats will largely be on defense in the 2018 midterm elections, protecting 25 seats, while Republicans only need to defend nine.




The case for bringing more educational opportunities to Nevada inmates

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:35:19 GMT

Jon Ponder paces at the front of the classroom, explaining to the potential students before him what would be expected if they entered the program. The 15 guys staring back are clad in navy blue jumpsuits with fading white letters sprayed on the back - CCDC.




Battle Born defiance awaits Shimkus, other Yucca backers

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:51:23 GMT

Those are ways of saying no in different languages, and we offer them today because certain members of Congress don't seem to understand the common English word for refusal when it comes to Yucca Mountain. Maybe one of those words will be recognizable to proponents of the project, like Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill.




EDITORIAL: Bill would allow the release of some elderly prisoners

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 06:24:07 GMT

Crime is, for the most part, a young person's game. Study after study shows that the tendency to engage in illegal activity peaks in adolescence and early adulthood and then declines through the later years.




Nev. Democrats want say in Congress on nuke dump 4 mins ago

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:27:38 GMT

With Congress talking about reviving a mothballed plan to entomb the nation's most radioactive waste in the desert outside Las Vegas, top state officials and most Nevada federal representatives are resuming a 35-year fight to block it. Democratic representatives Dina Titus, Ruben Kihuen and Jacky Rosen issued statements this week denouncing efforts to restart the Yucca Mountain project, and aides said Friday each wants to testify at a hearing about the program scheduled Wednesday in Washington, D.C. A spokesman for the House subcommittee hosting the hearing didn't immediately say whether the three will be invited to testify.




As Deadline Looms, Lawmakers Pass Several Bills

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 11:41:24 GMT

As the Nevada Legislature enters its last week to pass bills out of the houses they were proposed in, several bills have been passed by lawmakers, according to the Nevada Independent . The State Senate also approved a bill to mandate state and local government offices treat tribal ID cards as a form of identification.




Nevada Senate OKs bill to give inmates choice on pet care

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 06:58:35 GMT

Corrections officials would have to ask Nevada jail and prison inmates what they want to happen to their pets while they're incarcerated under a bill state senators passed Thursday. After one week of detainment, the proposal would give inmates the opportunity to authorize another person to take care of their pets and require government employees to transport the animals if they decide the alternate home provides adequate care and shelter.




Jury Notes Snag On Conspiracy Counts In Nevada Standoff Case

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 02:09:38 GMT

A federal jury in Las Vegas signaled trouble deliberating conspiracy charges Thursday before ending work for the week in the trial of six men who brought assault-style weapons to a standoff with government agents near Cliven Bundy's ranch in April 2014.




How much will Nevada's pot tax really benefit education?

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:30:15 GMT

A few years after Colorado legalized recreational marijuana in 2012, Denver Public Schools produced a public service video with a straightforward message: The education system wasn't getting that much money from pot tax revenue. It was a misconception that the district was trying to clear up.




Liberty Loan drives

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:04:16 GMT

Last time, we were talking about World War I. The U.S. declared war a century ago, April 6. The war meant a lot to Nevada-not just because 120 Nevadans paid the ultimate price serving our country. Nevadans did a lot to support the war besides going into the military.




Nevada flirts with primaries while maligned caucus system prevails

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:59:09 GMT

Long lines and frustrated voters that accompanied Nevada caucuses in 2016 were not enough to sway lawmakers toward a primary system. Legislative efforts from both parties to return to presidential primaries have failed to gain traction over the years, with the most recent failed push marked by concerns that Nevada would lose political prominence nationally.




Sen. Cortez Masto Addresses Nevada Legislature

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:08:42 GMT

"It's great to be back home in Nevada, and in Carson with you all. Thank you to Lt.




Cortez Masto wants Nevada's rural communities to have reliable access to broadband internet

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 04:27:57 GMT

"The internet has become a necessity in today's society, and no Nevadan should be without access, regardless of where they live," U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto said during a speech to the joint session of the Nevada Legislature Thursday night.




Alter Ego and the Nevada LLC

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:50:27 GMT

A member of a limited liability company shall be subject to liability under the common law governing alter ego liability, and shall also be personally liable under a judgment of a court or for any debt, obligation, or liability of the limited liability company, whether that liability or obligation arises in contract, tort, or otherwise, under the same or similar circumstances and to the same extent as a shareholder of a corporation may be personally liable for any debt, obligation, or liability of the corporation; except that the failure to hold meetings of members or managers or the failure to observe formalities pertaining to the calling or conduct of meetings shall not be considered a factor tending to establish that a member or the members have alter ego or personal liability for any debt, obligation, or liability of the limited liability company where the articles of organization or ... (more)




Nevada Secretary Of State Says 21 Noncitizens Could Have Voted For President In Her State

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:57:49 GMT

Nevada's Secretary of State says her office believes 21 noncitizens could have voted in the state in the 2016 election. Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske released the information Wednesday after she accused the state's Department of Motor Vehicles last week of accepting voting applications from people who provided documents indicating they were not U.S. citizens.




Statewide Unemployment Drops to 4.8%

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:52:43 GMT

Governor Brian Sandoval today announced state recovery statistics following the publication of Nevada's unemployment rate of 4.8 percent. The information below reviews the state's progress over the past several years as Nevada's economic recovery has unfolded.