The Clark County Commission will appoint the successor to the Assembly District 42 seat, which covers about 68,000 people in the unincorporated Spring Valley.
Shea joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal in November 2018 to cover City Hall and Clark County. He previously spent six years at the Desert Dispatch and Daily Press newspapers located in the High Desert of Southern California, where he covered politics at city, county and state levels. Shea has won three California Newspaper Publishers Association awards for his work. In 2018 he was a California Journalism Awards finalist for investigative reporting. He is an unapologetic Chicago sports fan, excluding only the White Sox.
Las Vegas city lawmakers met on Inauguration Day, providing them an opportunity to share their thoughts on the new administration.
The future of the so-called Urban Food Lot will remain in question until at least February.
Las Vegas will now allow alcohol delivery to virtually anywhere in the city in an acknowledgment of how deeply pandemic-era restrictions have cut into business.
The divide between available funding and demand is illustrative of how deeply the pandemic has struck the region.
Las Vegas and Clark County were among the many communities across the U.S. participating in a national remembrance for the 400,000-plus people who have succumbed to the coronavirus.
Clark County employees were exposed to toxic chemicals while working at the county’s government center, leading to seven deaths and many becoming ill, according to a recently filed lawsuit.
“If you’re going to be here for CES, why not be here all year around?” city Information Technologies Director Michael Sherwood said.
Clark County is accepting applications through Jan. 19 for anyone interested in replacing former state Sen. Yvanna Cancela in the Legislature.
A series of publicized crimes against dogs in the valley spurred a councilman to seek assurance that penalties were as tough as possible.
Finucan claims she faced racial and age discrimination preventing her from performing her job before she was wrongly fired in March despite an “exemplary” and lengthy career in City Hall.
Calling 2020 “an extremely difficult year,” Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman vowed not to give up on restoring the full vision for the city as she delivered on Thursday a message brimming with optimism for 2021.
In a sign of the times, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman will deliver the annual State of the City address through television and social media on Thursday.
City lawmakers agreed to sell 5.5 acres of vacant land for $1 to an affordable housing developer with plans to construct 144 units in the near northwest part of Las Vegas.