Only a day after its 81st regular session got underway, the Nevada Legislature gained two freshman Democrats: Fabian Donate and Tracy Marie Brown-May.
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.
A vaccination clinic beginning Wednesday at Doolittle Senior Center in Las Vegas quickly filled all available slots Monday only hours after the city announced that appointments had been added.
To target the socioeconomically disadvantaged community, public health officials used a senior center membership roster to fill appointments at the “pop-up” immunization site.
Three dozen leaders and icons of the Historic Westside neighborhood near downtown will be lionized in the new Legacy Park expected to open late this year.
Seventy years ago, an atomic blast detonated in a remote, sprawling swath of desert known as Frenchman Flat was seen and felt in Las Vegas, 65 miles to the southeast.
Nineteen apply to replace former state Sen. Yvanna Cancela, while six vie for ex-Assemblyman Alexander Assefa’s open seat.
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.
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.