Updated: 05/17/2013 - Leaving food out for the wild animals roaming the neighborhood after law enforcement says stop could result in fines up to $500 in the Silver State.
Posted: 05/17/2013 - A resolution to abolish Nevada's ban on gay marriage has passed an Assembly committee.
Posted: 05/16/2013 - President Barack Obama is promising to work with Congress to make sure the IRS doesn't abuse its power.
Updated: 05/15/2013 - State legislators are discussing an entertainment-admissions tax that would have you paying more for a wide range of activities in the state. An eight percent tax would apply to almost anything that requires a membership or a ticket. Movie tickets, gym memberships, greens fees at golf courses and ski tickets would all be taxed.
Posted: 05/15/2013 - President Barack Obama says the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, Steven Miller, has submitted his resignation in the aftermath of an investigation that found the agency improperly targeted conservative groups.
Posted: 05/15/2013 - A proposal to collect DNA from people arrested on felony charges is still alive in the Nevada Legislature.
Posted: 05/15/2013 - The leaders of the panel that independently reviewed the attack last year in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans have agreed to testify publicly before Congress to counter what they consider unfounded criticism of their work.
Updated: 05/14/2013 - Nevada lawmakers are making a strong statement that crimes motivated by hatred of someone being a transgender person will not be tolerated in the Silver State.
Updated: 05/14/2013 - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says his budget adds $120 million for K-12 education and he's opposed to a plan announced by Senate Democrats to raise the state's payroll tax to increase education spending.
Updated: 05/14/2013 - Gov. Brian Sandoval wants to give tax breaks to Nevada businesses that donate to scholarships for low-income children to attend private schools.
Updated: 05/14/2013 - A Nevada lawmaker is pushing a bill that would insert a accountability to the state's tax abatement programs and help lawmakers make budget decisions.
Posted: 05/13/2013 - A bill to raise the sales and property tax rates in Washoe County to fund maintenance at aging schools remains in limbo.
Posted: 05/13/2013 - President Barack Obama is dismissing Republican criticism of his administration's handling of the attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Libya, calling the criticism a political sideshow.
Posted: 05/13/2013 - The government has filed a last-second appeal that will delay the sale of the morning-after contraceptive pill to girls of any age without a prescription.
Posted: 05/12/2013 - Republican Olympia Snowe of Maine railed against obstructionist politics and partisanship in the Senate. Now she's continuing to work for civility and compromise from outside the Senate.
Posted: 05/12/2013 - Former ambassador Thomas Pickering says he was willing to testify last week to a House panel looking into the attack on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya last year -- but that he was blocked from doing so.
Posted: 05/11/2013 - And you dread the April 15 IRS tax deadline? That's nothing compared to the fervor building at the Nevada Legislature.
Updated: 05/10/2013 - A California judge is declining to refer ex-Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks to a mental health court program.
Posted: 05/10/2013 - President Barack Obama is rallying support for his health care law, saying the law has already provided an array of benefits and will now give those without insurance a chance to obtain it.
Updated: 05/10/2013 - The Obama administration says now-discredited talking points about the deadly attacks in Libya are being taken out of context - as are emails seeking to revise the talking points.
Posted: 05/09/2013 - A proposal to allow the collection of DNA from people arrested on felony charges in Nevada is receiving intense scrutiny from the Assembly Judiciary Committee.
Posted: 05/09/2013 - Secretary of State Ross Miller says extending Nevada's voter registration deadline to the Friday before elections will allow more people to participate in the process.
Posted: 05/09/2013 - Former New Mexico Sen. Pete Domenici says he's disappointed to hear that he's persona non grata to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid because Domenici fathered a son out of wedlock in the 1970s with a daughter of then-Sen. Paul Laxalt of Nevada.