Posted: 05/20/2013 - The White House says White House Counsel Kathryn Ruemmler was first informed about an audit of the IRS' inappropriate targeting of conservative groups on April 24 and that she notified senior staff, including Denis McDonough, the chief of staff to President Barack Obama.
Posted: 05/20/2013 - Nevada lawmakers aren't ready to allow private equity firms to wager chunks of cash at casino sports books.
Posted: 05/20/2013 - Was it an offer they couldn't refuse from their multimillionaire boss doing the bidding for arguably the most powerful man in the U.S. Congress?
Posted: 05/19/2013 - A senior White House adviser insists President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had been targeting tea party groups "when it came out in the news."
Posted: 05/19/2013 - President Barack Obama will address the legality of his administration's controversial drone program during a speech this week.
Posted: 05/19/2013 - Two rural Nevada colleges will feel less budget pain than initially proposed under actions taken by legislative money committees.
Posted: 05/19/2013 - The Federal Election Commission says former U.S. Sen. John Ensign has agreed to pay a $32,000 civil penalty over a payment made by his parents to his one-time mistress.
Posted: 05/19/2013 - Legislative money committees have added $6 million for mental health programs, including a home visit pilot program, community interaction services and more beds for mentally ill inmates at a northern Nevada psychiatric hospital.
Posted: 05/18/2013 - Domestic violence victims would have a way to break housing leases to escape their abusers under a bill amended and approved by a Senate committee.
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.