The city of Las Vegas seeks to address exploitation in a lottery system for street performers on downtown Fremont Street. But regulations have historically been controversial.
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.
The city’s proposed spending plan for fiscal year 2023 suggests the financial hit from COVID-19 is behind it.
If approved by city lawmakers, the project could ultimately more than quadruple the number of hospital beds in the city and bring hotels, restaurants and retail.
The city has embraced the concept of mixed-use development as it seeks more vibrant, compact and walkable neighborhoods with access to shopping, public transit and other amenities.
Tuesday’s town hall invited the public to weigh in on how county lawmakers should set rules about short-term rentals.
It is a sign of the ongoing rebound for the Las Vegas Strip, but also a reminder that service demands remain high.
On Friday, former Rep. Cresent Hardy filed to challenge six-term Democratic Rep. Dina Titus in Nevada’s 1st Congressional District. Also, Republican Danny Tarkanian filed in Carson City to run for the 2nd Congressional District seat.
The two-time Pulitzer Prize winner on Friday was recognized by the Overseas Press Club of America for his work illustrating international affairs.
The city says it has made progress toward its goal of inspecting three dozen properties in the wake of the Alpine Motel fire, the deadliest residential fire in city history.
The Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday approved a conceptual plan to develop residential and commercial properties on the site of the city-owned Desert Pines Golf Club.
The move would seek to regulate a massive industry that is currently illegal in the unincorporated county.
A developer believes its wind energy project can co-exist with the proposed Avi Kwa Ame National Monument and meet the needs of 100,000 homes. The route appears steep.
Justin Jones has been accused of deleting text messages he sent and received prior to a key vote in 2019 that effectively delayed a controversial proposed housing project overlooking Red Rock Canyon.
Small business startup accelerators are launching in Las Vegas and Reno, in an effort to provide new companies with resources necessary to grow in Nevada.
A fight at an off-duty party and allegations of inappropriate remarks from a battalion chief underscore how the department has been unable to avoid internal controversies in recent years.