Nevada retailers’ track record of selling tobacco products to underage customers is putting the state at risk of losing federal block grants — potentially up to $1.8 million annually.
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Opinion | A Las Vegas Super Bowl Should be Fun, but Let’s Not Pretend it’s ‘Economic Development’
There are some good reasons for Las Vegas to have an NFL team. The NFL’s impact on the local economy isn’t a particularly important one.
Court Ruling Puts Clark County Short-Term Rental Rules on Ice
Clark County’s effort to comply with a new state law requiring regulation of short-term rentals is unconstitutionally vague and overbroad, according to a preliminary injunction issued Thursday by Judge Jessica K. Peterson.
Nevada Lawmakers Form LGBTQ+ Caucus to ‘Move State Forward’
Nevada lawmakers have formed an LGBTQ+ Caucus and plan to bring back legislation bolstering rights for transgender and gender-nonconforming people.
Here are the Nevada Businesses With the Most Employees Enrolled in Medicaid
The Las Vegas Strip’s newest resort is one of the largest employers of Medicaid recipients in the state, according to a new report from the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services.
Funding Will Get Broadband to 40,000 Nevada Homes
Nevada is set to receive $55.2 million for broadband infrastructure projects that will provide internet access to thousands of residents who still lack high-quality broadband.
More Snow in the Mountains May Not Lead to More Water, Study Finds
Mountains in the southwestern U.S. are welcoming record-breaking snowpacks this year, but new research shows they are melting at a record pace too.
To Buy or to Rent? Depends Where You Are, Says Analyst
Renting a three-bedroom home is more affordable than owning a comparably sized median-priced home in 95% (210 out of 222) of the largest U.S. counties, which were included in a study by ATTOM, a real estate data analyst.
Behavioral Health Board Backs Bump in Property Transfer Tax to Fund Affordable Housing
Proposed state legislation backed by the Clark Regional Behavioral Health Board would increase the real property transfer tax by 20 cents for every $500 of value to build affordable housing for Nevadans with mental health conditions, disabilities, and who are lower income.
End of Rental Assistance Program Prompts Fears Evictions Will Spike
To prevent a tsunami of evictions in the first two years of the pandemic, policymakers set up a safety net that included eviction moratoria, an expanded rental assistance program and passing legislation to postpone court proceedings while rental assistance applications were processed.