Constitutional framework in Nevada
Nevada is governed under its original constitution, adopted in 1864 but since amended in many respects. The chief officials, including the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, controller, and treasurer, are elected to four-year terms. In addition to the usual departments and agencies supervising areas of public concern, the state Equal Rights Commission oversees areas of discrimination of various kinds, while the Gaming Control Board regulates the operations of the gambling industry.[...]
Las Vegas: High Rolling in the Nevada Desert
Glamour is back at Nevada's neon oasis. A few years ago, Las Vegas seemed hell-bent on erasing its old Sin City reputation, reinventing itself as a kid-friendly destination for visitors more attuned to the Rugrats than the Rat Pack. Luckily though, turning Vegas into Disneyland with slots never quite happened. Now, new luxury casino resorts have upped the fantasy level for adventurous adults, bringing in celebrity chefs, chic cocktail bars, and big-city amenities on a grand scale. Suddenly, Vegas is brasher, sexier, and brighter than ever.
One would never think Las Vegas as the quintessential romantic destination-it's hard to imagine having an amorous encounter in a city where the lights are visible from space. But this city is nevertheless one of the tops for wooing. The dramatic Spring [...]
Carson City, Nevada - Worth a Stop for History and Small Town Charm
Carson City, just 30 minutes from Reno, is the capitol of Nevada. It's an unassuming town, but worth a stop just to soak up the charm of the vintage homes and gardens. Spend at least a day in Carson City and find out what Nevada history treasures you can find. Carson City is colorful, quaint and definitely will hold your interest.
Carson City - History, Gigantic Cottonwoods, and Beautiful Homes
It was June. Carson City was on the schedule for our walking club tour. Little had changed since my last visit two years prior but I focusing on walking the historic neighborhoods and visiting the museums. And on this brief stop, learned more about Nevada history and thoroughly enjoyed the exciting historical exhibits at the State of