President Donald Trump rejected Nevada’s request for the federal government to fully fund the cost of deploying the National Guard to help the state’s coronavirus response.
Colton Lochhead covers pot and politics for the Review-Journal, where he started as an intern covering crime and breaking news in 2012. Raised in Las Vegas, the life-long desert rat graduated from Bonanza High School before earning his journalism degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
The governor’s newest directive means renters can’t be kicked out of their homes for not paying their rent for at least 45 days, but that doesn’t mean all evictions remain halted.
Gov. Steve Sisolak on Monday announced a 45-day extension of the moratorium on evictions, one day before the current moratorium was set to expire.
The Las Vegas hotel that hosted a Trump campaign event and beauty pageant with hundreds of guests this month was hit with a nearly $11,000 fine this week for failing to follow the state’s COVID-19 safety and health measures.
Southern Nevada’s natural gas utility once again tried to pass “inappropriate” costs to Nevadans as part of its push to raise rates, including luxury car charters, $4,700 dinner bills, and even one board member’s manicure and pedicure.
A hotel that drew a fine for violating Nevada’s COVID-19 restrictions after hosting an “Evangelicals for Trump” campaign event this month is now suing the state and the city of Las Vegas over Gov. Steve Sisolak’s emergency directives.
The Nevada Cannabis Compliance Board on Tuesday filed four complaints against marijuana companies that could result in one Reno marijuana dispensary losing its license.
A Russian national was arrested in Los Angeles on a charge of attempting to infect a Nevada company with malware and hold its data for ransom.
NV Energy is encouraging its customers to conserve energy because of high demand throughout the West but says it doesn’t anticipate blackouts due to higher power use.
Nevada joined a multi-state lawsuit filed Tuesday challenging recent changes made to the U.S. Postal Service that Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford said threaten mail delivery for Nevadans as the state prepares for an expanded mail-in general election this fall.
Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske wants a new emergency regulation that would add more oversight to the state’s newly passed law.
A state board on Tuesday approved more than $2.2 million in damages for a Las Vegas man who was wrongfully convicted of a 1994 murder.
Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a bill on Tuesday that grants most businesses limited liability protections from COVID-19 lawsuits and provides added safety measures for hotel workers.
Nevada lawmakers this week closed out a historic and wide-ranging special session that took up contentious policy issues like election reforms and COVID-19 liability protections for businesses.
The move occurs amid a national reckoning on police violence against Black people and the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.