Congress returns from a break this week to confront issues including improved security at the Capitol, President Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill and taxes.
Gary Martin is the Washington correspondent for the Review-Journal covering Congress. He previously served as political and government editor for the San Antonio Express-News. He has worked at newspapers in Texas and Arizona. Martin received a journalism degree from Colorado State University.
A man with Las Vegas ties who filmed himself smoking a joint of marijuana in the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection is seeking release from District of Columbia jail.
Citing the surge of student suicides in Las Vegas, Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto urged two federal agencies to tap into a pot of $122.7 billion for schools in the recently passed coronavirus rescue plan to launch a coordinated effort to curb the alarming deaths.
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto said she is prepared to lead opposition to a nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration over her role in approving addictive painkillers that led to an opioid epidemic in Nevada and other states.
President Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping $2.3 trillion jobs bill in Pittsburgh on Wednesday that includes $621 billion in spending on infrastructure projects that could include highway and high-speed rail proposals for Nevada.
President Joe Biden gave his first news conference Thursday, a wide-ranging discussion of COVID-19 vaccines, immigration reform, the filibuster and gun control.
Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., was appointed Wednesday to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council, which raises funds for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Xavier Becerra will make his first trip to Nevada as a Cabinet member to tour a health center and hold a roundtable with Gov. Steve Sisolak in Carson City on Tuesday.
The Biden administration and U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto this week launched efforts to restore fair lending practices and affordable housing in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.
House Democrats passed two immigration bills Thursday that would provide a pathway for citizenship for nearly three million farm workers and undocumented immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children.
Former Nevada lawyer and federal Judge Evan Wallach has announced he will take senior status from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.