The Henderson City Council moved a step closer Tuesday toward passage of an almost yearlong moratorium on all retail activity related to recreational marijuana. The council will vote on the Council ordinance at its Feb. 7 meeting.
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The Las Vegas City Council voted unanimously and without discussion to push an application to put a multifamily housing development at the eastern edge of the Badlands golf course to its Feb. 15 meeting, at the request of developer EHB Companies.
Supporters of the state’s Education Savings Account program were buoyed by Gov. Brian Sandoval’s proposal to fund the controversial law with $60 million for the next two years. But the next step might prove difficult.
The state Department of Health and Human Services overpaid between $3.5 million and $4.3 million to providers to individuals with intellectual disabilities, a state audit has found.
Las Vegas city officials are exploring the possibility of a new downtown courthouse, which would give the city’s municipal court a building of its own.
Local education officials are still vowing to push for a fully weighted student funding formula from the state, despite an additional $107 million that Gov. Brian Sandoval’s budget proposal would include for certain student categories.
Sig Rogich paid $1 for “God Bless The USA” during Ronald Reagan’s re-election campaign. It was money well spent.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman has delivered six State of the City speeches, and I’ve critiqued every one of them. No. 6, delivered Jan. 12, wasn’t brilliant, but clearly she’s improving.
Political newcomer Allen Jordan is joining the race to represent Ward 6 on the Las Vegas City Council, widening the field of announced candidates to four.
A Las Vegas hotel has stopped selling a famous fashion designer’s products following a hubbub over whether he would dress President-elect Donald Trump’s wife, Melania.
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