Clark County workers with the Department of Family Services urged their employer Wednesday to fill more than 100 vacant positions as they sounded an alarm over unsafe conditions for staff and clients.
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.
Redrawn district boundaries in Clark County also would equalize a wide population disparity that has unfolded over the past decade.
In the near future, officials say they envision low-income families having the opportunity to purchase homes, not merely rent them.
Las Vegas Councilwoman Michele Fiore, under FBI investigation, announced Tuesday that she would run for governor.
The largest private ambulance operators serving Clark County have missed multiple monthly on-time targets this year. One commissioner called it a “fairly catastrophic failure.”
Five wireless cameras will soon be installed at Baker Park. If successful, the program could be expanded to other parks.
Onofrio “No-No” Zicari was hurt storming Omaha Beach on D-Day during World War II.
Las Vegas will appeal a recent court decision that found the city “took” 35 acres of the former Badlands Golf Club course by making it impossible to develop.
“We’re in an environment today where we got to focus on the treatment because there are just some people that are not going to get vaccinated,” said county Commission Chairwoman Marilyn Kirkpatrick.
Kara Jenkins announced Monday that she will run for Las Vegas mayor, one of the most visible elected offices in the state.
Seven commission districts must be nearly equal in population but they greatly vary in size due to fast-paced growth over 10 years.
A judge agreed with the developer behind stalled housing plans on a defunct golf course near Summerlin who claimed that interference by Las Vegas officials made land impossible to develop.