Latest Nevada state government News

Nevada high court dismisses casino mogul Steve Wynn's defamation suit against The Associated Press

Feb. 08, 2024 22:26 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought by casino mogul Steve Wynn against The Associated Press over a story about two women’s accounts to police alleging he engaged in sexual misconduct. The court cited state anti-SLAPP law...

Las Vegas teachers' group sues to stop tax money from funding A's stadium plan

Feb. 06, 2024 20:10 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada teachers' group has sued to block the state from spending taxpayer money to build a baseball stadium on the Las Vegas Strip for the relocated Oakland Athletics. Strong Public Schools Nevada, a political action committee backed by the Nevada State Education...

Nevada high court ruling upholds state authority to make key groundwater decisions

Jan. 26, 2024 20:48 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's top water official has authority to decide how underground supplies are allocated, the state Supreme Court said this week, in a ruling that could kill a long-stalled proposal to build a sprawling master-planned city north of Las Vegas and boost chances of survival for an...

New Mexico attorney general says fake GOP electors can't be prosecuted, recommends changes

Jan. 05, 2024 20:09 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s top prosecutor said Friday that the state’s five Republican electors cannot be prosecuted under the current law for filing election certificates that falsely declared Donald Trump the winner of the 2020 presidential race. However,...

Nevada drivers can now add a symbol identifying certain medical conditions on their driver license

Dec. 28, 2023 18:14 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada drivers can now add a symbol that identifies certain medical conditions on their driver licenses, in an effort to improve safety on the roads, the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles announced this month. The “Star of Life” symbol has different codes for...