``To assist in this vital legal fight, the Nevada attorney general's office hired private counsel. The contract was approved by all necessary state entities. Since we filed the case on Dec. 15, 2011, LPS has unsuccessfully sought--twice--to dismiss the state's lawsuit. Show More Summary
The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today made available the list of fighter injuries and medical suspensions for those athletes who competed at the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 3: "Fitch vs. Burkman" event last Friday night...Show More Summary
The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today made available the list of fighter payouts and salaries for those fighters who competed at the World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 3: "Fitch vs. Burkman" event last Friday night (June 14,...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 17, 2013) -- Texas has joined California, Vermont, Oregon, and Nevada by passing legislation that prohibits minors under the age of 18 from indoor tanning. This announcement comes shortly after the U.S. Food and...Show More Summary
Defying 87 percent of the state’s voters, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) vetoed a universal background check bill for gun purchases on Thursday — one day before the six-month anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings. The bill, passed by Nevada’s Democratically controlled state legislature, would have required a background check prior to all [...]
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval on Thursday vetoed Democratic-backed legislation that would have strengthened gun-control rules by requiring background checks on customers in all gun sales in the state, including private transactio...
Just days after Texas tripled its film and TV production tax incentives, Nevada has gotten into the game. Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed the state’s first program aimed at luring productions away from California and elsewhere. Starting Jan. Show More Summary
The Miami Dolphins currently have the following 18 undrafted rookies on their roster: 1. Chris Barker, G, Nevada 2. Sam Brenner, C, Utah 3. Chad Bumphis, WR, Mississippi State 4. Chandler Burden, G, Kentucky 5. Chris Burnette, DT, Old Dominion 6. Show More Summary
Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) offered an amendment to the “Gang of Eight” immigration bill that would define Nevada as a “border state” despite the fact that no part of Nevada’s state borders touch Mexico. “Nevada is a top destination forShow More Summary
The woman working the Valley of Fire State Park visitor center said bighorn sheep are usually standing around outside every morning lately when she arrives for work at 7:30am. Yesterday there were two adult males, two females and a juvenile. They come to the visitor center in search of water. The desert bighorn sheep only [...]Show More Summary
(Bowles in happier times) In case you missed it, nation, not all UFC 160 fighters passed their post-fight drug tests. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Executive Director Keith Kizer let us know yesterday that former champion Brian Bowles has some ‘splaining to do. Regarding UFC 160, Kizer wrote in an email that “All athletes tested. [...]
Each Saturday, this feature links and excerpts commentary and reporting from a dozen progressive state blogs in the past seven days around the nation. The idea is not only to spotlight specific issues but to give readers who may not know their state has a progressive blog or two a place to become regularly informed about doings in their back yard. Show More Summary
Boeing, SpaceX and Sierra Nevada Corporation have all announced significant milestones with their respective manned spacecraft programs aimed at reestablishing the United States' capability of sending astronauts into orbit.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) has signed a bill that would allow most nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the state to prescribe medications without having to first get permission from a doctor. The new law is expected to help poor and rural Americans gain access to more comprehensive health care services and will help [...]
Nevada has joined Vermont, California and Oregon by passing legislation that prohibits minors under the age of 18 from indoor tanning.
More than a decade ago, Nevada removed criminal penalties for medical marijuana when it amended its state Constitution to recognize its medical use. The amendment, however, did not create a legal mechanism for distributing cannabis — only for home growing or obtaining it from a designated “caregiver.” A law passed by the Nevada legislature this [...]
Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns is shifting some campaign efforts for tougher gun laws to the states. Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the activist coalition funded by billionaire New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, had a victory Monday in its campaign for new gun restrictions at the state level. Show More Summary
Nevada's high court hears a challenge over the increasingly common -- and contentious -- practice of using private, contingency-fee lawyers to sue companies on behalf of the state.
In a move that is sure to please a number of people within the promotion, the UFC has raised the acceptable threshold for marijuana metabolites in a given fighter’s system. The Nevada State Athletic Commission’s Steroid and Drug Testing Advisory Panel met this past weekend to discuss a number of issues, and one was the [...]Show More Summary