Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman was sworn in for a third and final term on Wednesday in a ceremony that underscored the legacy of the Goodman name and celebrated her impact on the city, beginning years before she and her husband combined to serve six consecutive stints as its leader.
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.
Former Las Vegas City Councilman Ricki Barlow resigned from office and pleaded guilty to misusing campaign funds in 2018. Now he is a lobbyist in City Hall, pledging “the key to the city” to prospective clients.
Six Democratic candidates also championed several broad policy themes central to Democrats’ challenge to President Donald Trump in 2020. They spoke at the National Forum on Wages and Working People held Saturday in Las Vegas.
Some members of a regional planning coalition are questioning whether it should even exist, while two newcomers think it could be useful in addressing climate change.
A road project beginning Thursday on a roughly 1.7-mile stretch of Buffalo Drive is expected to cause weekday traffic restrictions on the thoroughfare for about two months, Las Vegas officials say.
Former Sen. Harry Reid on Tuesday called the possibility for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump “a difficult decision” that could potentially engulf the attention of Congress, although it has other important work to do.
Centennial Plaza at the Historic Fifth Street School will be closed to the public for several weeks beginning Tuesday as it undergoes transformation to a special event area, city officials say.
For nearly a year, some residents of an affluent community have urged Las Vegas officials to shut off outside access to a road cutting through the middle of their neighborhood as they worried about crime.
Robert Kern, a lawyer representing the company, said he would appeal the Labor Commissioner’s decision, arguing that the agency’s conclusions were improper on at least two fronts.
The Las Vegas Public Library will cease operations 6 p.m. Saturday as the new library in East Las Vegas readies to open late next week, according to the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District.
The annual Children’s Festival, hosted by Clark County Parks and Recreation, is expected on Saturday to celebrate all things nature-related as part of this year’s theme, “Children in Nature.”
Financial disclosure reports for city races were due Monday, providing the first glimpse of the year into candidate fundraising and spending.
A glitch in a two-year-old bill meant to strengthen campaign finance reporting has actually weakened transparency in eight Nevada cities, the Review-Journal has found.
The Commission will track state lawmaker activities during the legislative session, particularly keen on the progress of four bills that originated in Clark County.
Las Vegas officials are considering offering breaks to businesses that choose to set up in the Medical District as part of a larger plan to actualize their vision for the next major city quarter beyond the downtown core.