The manufacturers of drugs to treat diabetes may face millions in fines from the state of Nevada for failing to comply with a 2017 law.
Based in Reno, Bill Dentzer covers government and politics and related state news out of the Review-Journal’s capital bureau in Carson City. He joined the RJ in October 2018 after similar assignments at the Salt Lake Tribune in Utah and the Idaho Statesman in Boise. He earlier covered state and local government in his home state of New York, where he graduated from Hamilton College.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden laid into President Donald Trump at a campaign stop in Reno on Wednesday, rebuking the president for an “abuse of power.”
Whether he can prevail in a crowded Democratic field, and then defeat President Donald Trump, is “something that’s holding some folks back.”
Philanthropist and 2020 presidential candidate Tom Steyer campaigned with striking GM workers in Sparks on Friday, saying corporate control of government and politics must be reversed, and that President Trump should be removed from office.
The Nevada Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Title Max broke state law by offering loans twice as long as state law allows, thus overcharging customers, but the company won’t have to pay damages because it didn’t willfully violate the law.
The Nevada Press Association recognized the efforts of several state lawmakers — state Sens. David Parks, Melanie Scheible, Ben Kieckhefer, Jason Frierson — and Gov. Steve Sisolak for their efforts in passing a bill to strengthen the state’s public records laws.
The liberal group Battle Born Progress awarded perfect scores to nearly half the Nevada Legislature, Democrats all, based on votes cast in the 2019 session.
The bipartisan, multistate effort is being led by Texas and was announced Monday on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court.
There are nearly 400,000 people in Nevada without health insurance, despite an increase in the number of people with insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act.
Gov. Steve Sisolak Wednesday appointed education consultant Karlene McCormick-Lee and four school financial officers to a commission charged with overseeing the new statewide school funding formula.
California lawmakers sent a letter to Nevada Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson, inviting Silver State lawmakers to discuss gun control legislation.
The Nevada Ethics Commission has dismissed two complaints filed against Storey County Sheriff Gerald Antinoro, but a third complaint is still pending.
Roger Hillygus used a fake legal document to take his mother from a Reno care facility in a battle over the family trust, landing him in jail in Los Angeles.