The 2023 Legislative Session saw substantial changes to the correctional system, which came following years of civil rights and prison advocacy groups criticizing the Nevada Department of Corrections for a lack of transparency.
The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health (DPBH) is turning to alternative measures to provide more forensic beds and services after a deal with the City of Las Vegas soured, leaving DPBH to pay a $500 fine for each day a person in need of mental health treatment is in jail instead of under care.
Attorney General Aaron Ford on Monday announced that Nevada has signed onto a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit to block the proposed merger of Kroger and Albertsons, arguing the $24.6 billion deal is anticompetitive.
It may be the last week of American Heart Month, but one Nevada cardiovascular expert said it isn’t too late to prioritize heart health.
Nevada’s top election official pleaded with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to be proactive against the conspiracy theories and misinformation that are fueling distrust in the democratic process.
The medical director of the Nevada Department of Corrections, Dr. Kenneth Williams, has no medical license in Nevada, the state’s Board of Medical Examiners confirmed Friday.
Former President Donald Trump called on Alabama lawmakers Friday to “find an immediate solution” to remedy a state Supreme Court ruling that threatened the availability of in vitro fertilization, and national Republicans running for Congress, including Nevada Senate candidate Sam Brown, sought to distance themselves from the Alabama decision as well.
The Nevada Department of Insurance returned $20 million to more than 160,000 drivers in the state whose premiums were increased during the pandemic because of a low or declining credit score. The average return was $127.
According to the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services, all 17 counties across the state don’t have enough health-care professionals, including dentists.
As SEIU Local 1107 begins contract negotiations this week for its 7,000 county employees, the union has said Clark County has withheld “vital documents” to aid in bargaining, including information on the number of people of color who have been disciplined.