Politics

Ryan proposes streamlining anti-poverty programs

12:18 p.m. July 24

WASHINGTON — Rep. Paul Ryan proposed a new plan Thursday to merge up to 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant program for states that he said would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty.

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Stonier, Wilson raking in campaign cash

9:08 p.m. July 23
With $182K raised, 17th District race shaping up to be an expensive one

The two candidates vying to represent the people of the 17th Legislative District — incumbent Monica Stonier and former Clark County GOP Chairwoman Lynda Wilson — won't have to battle each other in the primary, but their war chests are already growing at a pace that will put them on course to have one of the most expensive local legislative races.

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Social Security's $300M IT project doesn't work

10:25 a.m. July 24

WASHINGTON — After spending nearly $300 million on a new computer system to handle disability claims, the Social Security Administration still can't get it to work. And officials can't say when it will.