Latest John Ensign Stories

2011-06-01 20:30:00

LAS VEGAS, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENSG), announced today that it has expanded into Nevada by acquiring Grand Court Las Vegas, a 152-unit assisted and independent living facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. The acquisition was effective today, June 1, 2011.

2010-09-21 12:04:00

Congress awards state veterans home privileges to all parents of fallen warriors WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a decades-long campaign waged by The American Legion and sympathetic advocates, the U.S.

2009-08-25 12:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier today United States Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), Senator John Ensign (R-NV), Rep.

2009-04-03 13:10:00

A spokesman for Sen John Ensign, R-Nev, said Transportation Security Administration employees slipped an encouraging note into an Ensign staffer's luggage.

2008-09-26 06:00:19

By Steve Tetreault By STEVE TETREAULT STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON - Faced with a White House veto threat, Congress this week is restoring a part of Yucca Mountain funding that had been cut from a major defense bill.

2008-09-22 06:00:18

By Steve Tetreault By STEVE TETREAULT STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON - No matter what happens with the embattled director of Nevada's Nuclear Projects Agency, the state will not give up the fight against Yucca Mountain, Nevada's senators vowed Thursday. Sens.

2008-09-16 06:00:20

By Keith Rogers By KEITH ROGERS REVIEW-JOURNAL Nevada Sens. Harry Reid and John Ensign secured a $100,000 grant Friday from the Federal Aviation Administration for Clark County to conduct a safety study in the wake of two recent airplane crashes into homes near the North Las Vegas Airport.

2008-07-30 06:00:49

By John Ensign By JOHN ENSIGN Special to the Review-Journal Two months ago, I made the point that a steak-and-eggs breakfast in Las Vegas was cheaper than the price of a gallon of gas.

2008-06-19 06:00:00

By John G. Edwards By JOHN G. EDWARDS REVIEW-JOURNAL The solar energy industry is poised to pump billions of dollars into the Nevada economy and create thousands of jobs - but advocates say the Senate on Tuesday shot down a bill needed to give the sun power industry a jump-start.

2008-06-16 06:00:33

By Steve Tetreault By STEVE TETREAULT STEPHENS WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON - Breaking with an industry that is growing significant in Nevada, Sen. John Ensign cried foul this week against a solar power lobbying campaign.

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