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Shea Johnson

Shea Johnson
Local Government reporter
Twitter: @Shea_LVRJ

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.

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Clark County to buy North Valley jail for $215M

Clark County will pay $215 million to buy the North Valley Complex detention center it has leased for more than a decade. Officials say the pivot will save the county at least $80 million.

Center offers support to those affected by Las Vegas shooting

Anyone affected by the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting is encouraged to reach out as the holidays approach to Clark County’s Vegas Strong Resiliency Center, which provides resources and support to survivors, victim family members, responders and more.

Las Vegas council rule ‘a ban in disguise’ on short-term rentals

Proponents of tightening restrictions on short-term residential rentals in Las Vegas were given a narrow victory Wednesday after the City Council approved limiting new permits to owner-occupied homes, likely significantly reducing the number of legal home-sharing units in the future.