The Clark County Commission on Tuesday agreed to provide $57 million in federal coronavirus relief funding to four Southern Nevada cities.
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.
Laughlin residents may get tested for the coronavirus on a first-come, first-served basis Thursday at Laughlin Junior/Senior High School, according to Clark County.
Opponents of a minor league hockey arena in Henderson collected enough verified signatures to put the disputed project on the November ballot, but then a problem emerged: A procedural error on the petition.
The city of Las Vegas has a plan to help qualifying residents who are facing financial hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic and behind on housing bills: Cover up to three months of delinquent rent or mortgage.
The Las Vegas ISO-Q Complex, an isolation and quarantine center built for individuals experiencing homelessness, officially closed on Tuesday after serving 245 people since it opened April 13.
Coronavirus cases are rising in the Hispanic community and with young people in Clark County, but resistance or relaxation about precautions threatens to reverse strides in slowing its spread.
The group seeking to recall Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman has not collected a single signature at the halfway mark, organizers told the city this week.
An expert panel looked at ways the community could move forward after weeks of protests against systemic racism following the May killing of George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis police custody.
The recommendation to conduct the November general election primarily by mail was made by the county’s top election official who said he expects the coronavirus to create challenges for an anticipated massive turnout in the fall.
An action group opposes plans to convert the one-story building into an open-air pavilion for weddings and other large events, saying it would ruin the peaceful nature of the area.
The small town of Laughlin is getting a new grocery store after its only market closed in March because of the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic, Clark County said Thursday.
City officials say there is significant long-term cost savings afforded by providing unionized workers with one-time payouts, instead of ongoing cost-of-living increases.