Sweeping legislation to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs, fund improved programs that serve millions of vets nationwide, including roughly 300,000 in Nevada, was signed into law Wednesday by President Donald Trump.
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.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell canceled summer recess, keeping lawmakers in the nation’s capital and off the campaign trail — an election-year decision that may benefit Republicans over Democrats.
Congress returns this week to the searing political issue of undocumented immigrant children, known as DREAMers, against the backdrop of midterm elections.
A $44.7 billion spending package for energy programs, including the Yucca Mountain project, is scheduled for a vote in the House this week.
It’s been a 20-year wait and Capitals fans are ready to “Rock the Red” against the first-year wunderkind Golden Knights
Tensions are boiling over in the House, where support for an immigration proposal for undocumented children threatens to tear apart the House Republican Caucus.
A Stanley Cup battle between the Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals spilled into the halls of Congress where Rep. Dina Titus of Las Vegas and District of Columbia Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton wagered on the matchup.
The move by Senate appropriators sets up another showdown with the House, which approved the $120 million requested by the Trump administration to restart the licensing process.
The chief architect of the Democrats’ effort to boost their clout in the Senate said the party has opportunities to pick up seats in Nevada and Arizona, but conceded a “tough political map” has them defending seats in many other states.
Sweeping legislation to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs and improve health care services for millions of vets in Nevada and other states is heading toward a vote in the Senate this week.
In a complaint filed with the Federal Elections Commission, Nevada’s Democratic Party accuses Republican Dean Heller of failing to refund illegal 2012 contributions from employees of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America.
The funding is an increase over the $2.8 million the city received last year through the Department of Homeland Security’s Urban Areas Security Initiative program, which helps urban areas build infrastructure and train personnel.
The listing of the minerals is part of a Trump administration effort to reduce foreign dependence on resources needed for consumer and military goods and streamline the application process to expedite domestic mining and production.
An off-duty Las Vegas policeman who was fatally shot while aiding victims of the Oct. 1 shooting was recognized by President Donald Trump on Tuesday during a memorial service for fallen peace officers.
The longest-serving U.S. senator in Nevada history underwent surgery to remove the tumor and will undergo chemotherapy treatment, according to a statement released by his family on Monday.