weather icon Partly Cloudy

Michael Scott Davidson

Reporter: City and county Government
Twitter: @DavidsonLVRJ

Michael Scott Davidson sits through government meetings so you don’t have to. The University of Florida graduate began covering Clark County in August 2016. He’s since expanded the beat to include Nevada’s affordable housing shortage and Las Vegas city government.

The Latest
Clark County jail could get hefty budget boost

Half of that money will be earmarked for public safety, including the Metropolitan Police Department and jail operations. Metro would receive $3.8 million more than its expected operation costs so it can create 36 full-time and 17 part-time positions.

Transparency is lacking in Nevada government

Today begins Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote the importance of open government and freedom of information, and the Review-Journal is publishing several stories about the importance of government transparency.

Clark County population approaching 2.25M

It marks the sixth year in a row that Nevada’s most populous county has seen an increase in residents, but county data shows recent growth remains a fraction of what it was before the Great Recession.