Nevada in Brief
New money will speed up state’s glut of wrongful firing cases CARSON CITY (AP) — Nevada lawmakers are adding back money to process a glut of job discrimination claims that has ballooned since the recession began. A joint Senate and Assembly money committee on Wednesday approved about $370,000 more than the governor’s recommendation over the next two years to bring on two new investigators and a secretary. Nevada Equal Rights Commission Adminis...
Nevada GOP party chairman Amodei joins House race
CARSON CITY (AP) — State Republican Party Chairman Mark Amodei on Monday officially joined the race for Nevada’s 2nd Congressional District, adding to a growing field of candidates hoping to replace now former Rep. Dean Heller in a special election this fall. “It’s no secret I’ve been interested in this race quite a while now,” Amodei told reporters at a news conference in Carson City. With a special election set for Sept. 13, “for these folks...