Brian Sandoval - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Brian Sandoval Apple plans $1 billion expansion at data center in Nevada RENO, Nev. (AP) — Apple announced plans Wednesday for a $1 billion expansion of its massive data center east of Reno, doubling its investment and roughly tripling its workforce at the technology campus where company officials expect to hire 100 additional workers. The announcement came as the Reno City Council approved Apple's plans to build a $4 million ... Thu, 11 May 2017 01:46:00 GMT 2017-05-11T01:46:00Z Nevada coalition seeks unprecedented insulin refund law CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Aiming to rein in soaring prescription drug prices, an unlikely Nevada coalition is trying to force pharmaceutical companies to disclose how they set insulin prices — and issue refunds to diabetics or their insurance companies if annual price hikes surpass inflation. Las Vegas casino owners have banded together with their employee... Mon, 01 May 2017 23:10:00 GMT 2017-05-01T23:10:00Z Lawmakers across US move to include young people in voting SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as criminals and rapists during his presidential campaign angered Heidi Sainz, whose family is from Mexico and who has close friends who are immigrants. She was also upset that she couldn't do anything about it at the ballot box because she was a year shy of being able to vote. ... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:30:00 GMT 2017-04-17T00:30:00Z States push to protect birth control despite failed GOP bill CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Even with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and abortion coverage in case they are jeopardized in the future. Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives withdrew a bil... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:46:00 GMT 2017-03-28T20:46:00Z Energy chief Perry tours Yucca Mountain nuclear site LAS VEGAS (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured the site of a shuttered nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain on Monday, his first visit to a U.S. Energy Department site since taking over the department. Perry's visit occurred less than two weeks after President Donald Trump proposed $120 million to restart a licensing process for the site in ... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:26:00 GMT 2017-03-28T02:26:00Z Many governors welcome demise of GOP health care bill CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Governors of both parties had warned Congress for weeks that the Republican health care bill threatened to saddle their states with big costs and potentially leave millions of people without coverage, especially because of the cutbacks planned to Medicaid. The bill's withdrawal on Friday left in place the status quo under the Affo... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT 2017-03-26T00:00:00Z Nevada backs Equal Rights Amendment decades after deadline CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada on Wednesday became the first state to approve the Equal Rights Amendment decades after the deadline to enshrine in the U.S. Constitution that women and men are equal under the law. Lawmakers who backed the amendment say it is a profound and overdue gesture for women who continue to experience discrimination 45 years after ... Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:39:00 GMT 2017-03-23T01:39:00Z Republicans at odds over how to overhaul Medicaid WASHINGTON (AP) — The House GOP health care bill has competition from other Republicans, a group of governors who've made their own proposal about how to overhaul Medicaid for low-income people. They're hoping GOP senators will find their ideas more persuasive. It's a gradual approach, with additional options for states. It's likely to involve more federa... Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:17:00 GMT 2017-03-18T18:17:00Z The Latest: Trump optimistic on new health law WASHINGTON (AP) — Latest on the Republican health care plan (all times local): 2:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he expects the House Republican health plan will be passed "substantially pretty quickly." Speaking at a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday, Trump calls it a "great plan" ... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 18:44:00 GMT 2017-03-17T18:44:00Z Health bill short of votes, GOP leaders look to Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Short of votes for their health care bill, Republican congressional leaders turned to President Donald Trump on Thursday to wrangle support for the divisive legislation they hope to push through Congress before Easter. But Trump sounded more like he was at the start of a negotiation than ready to close the deal. And combined with opposit... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 02:36:00 GMT 2017-03-17T02:36:00Z The Latest: GOP governors say health care bill doesn't work WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican legislation to overhaul the health care law (all times EDT): 6:30 p.m. Some Republican governors are telling their party's congressional leaders that the House GOP health care bill doesn't work for their states. Govs. John Kasich of Ohio, Rick Snyder of Michigan, Brian Sa... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 22:37:00 GMT 2017-03-16T22:37:00Z GOP infighting over health care, other issues belies victory WASHINGTON (AP) — Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump had won the White House, House Speaker Paul Ryan triumphantly proclaimed the start of a new era of Republican leadership that would "hit the ground running." Six weeks into Trump's administration, Republicans are running — just in different directions. As congressional leaders move forward with effor... Mon, 13 Mar 2017 07:41:00 GMT 2017-03-13T07:41:00Z Health bill highlights divide between governors, House GOP CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican governors complain that a GOP proposal to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law would force millions of lower-income earners off insurance rolls or stick states with the cost of keeping them covered. Governors, especially those from political battleground states, were generally cool to the bill put for... Wed, 08 Mar 2017 20:28:00 GMT 2017-03-08T20:28:00Z Plan to repeal Obama health law shows GOP governors are torn WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's governors don't want people in their states to lose health coverage under a repeal of the Obama-era health care law, but even after a weekend of bipartisan meetings, they still don't agree on the best approach to replace it. Governors attending the winter meeting of the National Governors' Association met Monday morning with... Mon, 27 Feb 2017 22:26:00 GMT 2017-02-27T22:26:00Z GOP governors outline health care plan, Medicaid changes DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican governors from seven states are calling for dramatic changes to Medicaid, which provides insurance to more than 70 million low-income Americans, as they nervously watch President Donald Trump and GOP congressional leaders move to repeal and replace the Obama-era health law. At the same time, they're telling Washington: D... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:52:00 GMT 2017-02-24T20:52:00Z Best tactic for some governors is to avoid mention of Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — These should be heady times for the GOP as the nation's governors prepare to gather for their winter meeting in Washington, D.C. Republicans hold 33 governorships, compared with just 16 for Democrats, and the GOP has full control of the legislatures in two-thirds of the states. But there is a sense of unease for Republican governors in D... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:11:00 GMT 2017-02-24T20:11:00Z AP Exclusive: DHS weighed Nat Guard for immigration roundups The White House distanced itself Friday from a Department of Homeland Security draft proposal to use the National Guard to round up unauthorized immigrants, but lawmakers said the document offers insight into the Trump administration's internal efforts to enact its promised crackdown on illegal immigration. Administration officials said the proposal, whic... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:31:00 GMT 2017-02-18T00:31:00Z Casino mogul Adelson pulls out of Raiders-Vegas stadium deal LAS VEGAS (AP) — Billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson pulled out of a deal Monday to build a $1.9 billion domed stadium for the Oakland Raiders in Las Vegas. The move comes on the heels of a team proposal to pay $1 a year in rent and operate the stadium, and it deprives the project of a chief financial backer as officials seek to bring professional football to Las Vegas ... Tue, 31 Jan 2017 14:30:00 GMT 2017-01-31T14:30:00Z Jackpot! Vegas looks to score big win by landing Raiders LAS VEGAS (AP) — First the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights. Soon, maybe, the Las Vegas Raiders. Once looked on with disdain by major sports leagues, this gambling city is now just 24 votes away from cashing in on one of the biggest sports jackpots ever. The Raiders made it official Thursday by filing for relocation from Oakland to Las Vegas,... Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:15:00 GMT 2017-01-19T22:15:00Z 3 Nevada Democrats want ex-senator statue out of US Capitol CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Three Democratic congressional representatives are asking state lawmakers to act to remove a statue of former Nevada senator from the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall, alleging that he left a "legacy of racism, anti-Semitism, and xenophobia." Nevada Reps. Dina Titus, Ruben Kihuen and Jacky Rosen raised their objections to the statue o... Sun, 15 Jan 2017 21:13:00 GMT 2017-01-15T21:13:00Z Energy chief: Bid to revive Nevada nuclear waste dump doomed WASHINGTON (AP) — Any effort to revive the long-dormant nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain is doomed to fail because the project lacks support from elected officials in the state, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Wednesday. A 30-year fight over where to store the country's nuclear waste has convinced him that "a consent-based approach is the ... Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:01:00 GMT 2017-01-11T21:01:00Z Wine country is among areas hit hard by storms in California FORESTVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Emergency crews in rescue boats and helicopters rushed to take advantage of a one-day break between storms Monday to rescue stranded people and assess damage after the heaviest rain in a decade overwhelmed parts of California and Nevada. Wine country in Sonoma County, California, was among the hardest hit areas, with up to 13 in... Tue, 10 Jan 2017 01:08:00 GMT 2017-01-10T01:08:00Z Hundreds of Nevada homes evacuated in floods along mountains RENO, Nev. (AP) — Hundreds of homes were evacuated in northern Nevada, and stranded motorists were pulled from cars stuck on flooded Northern California roads as thunderstorms arrived as part of a massive winter storm that could be the biggest to slam the region in more than a decade. Crews in California cleared trees and debris Sunday following mudslides... Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:26:00 GMT 2017-01-09T06:26:00Z Obama expands environmental legacy with 2 Western monuments SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Barack Obama expanded his environmental legacy in the final days of his presidency with national monument designations on lands in Utah and Nevada that have become flashpoints over use of public land in the U.S. West. The Bears Ears National Monument in Utah will cover 1.35 million acres in the Four Corners region, the Whit... Thu, 29 Dec 2016 16:30:00 GMT 2016-12-29T16:30:00Z Obama names Utah, Nevada monuments despite GOP opposition SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Barack Obama designated two national monuments Wednesday at sites in Utah and Nevada that have become key flashpoints over use of public land in the U.S. West, marking the administration's latest move to protect environmentally sensitive areas in its final days. The Bears Ears National Monument in Utah will cover 1.35 milli... Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:43:00 GMT 2016-12-29T00:43:00Z