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Washoe County appoints 3 legislators for special session on proposed Raiders stadium

Washoe County commissioners Tuesday appointed three people to temporarily fill vacancies in the Nevada Legislature in anticipation of a special session to consider financing for a $1.9 billion football stadium and $1.4 billion convention center expansion in Las Vegas.

Gov. Sandoval plans to call special session for proposed Raiders stadium

Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday said he will call a special session of the Legislature in early October to consider a package of recommendations for Clark County that include building a 65,000-seat football stadium, expanding the Las Vegas Convention Center and paying for more police officers.

Nevada legislators awaiting more details on Las Vegas stadium issue

Some state lawmakers are cheering the prospect of having the NFL’s Oakland Raiders take up residence in Las Vegas, but they’re on the sidelines on how a $1.9 billion stadium should be financed.

More Cops tax hike heads to Nevada Legislature along with stadium proposal

Thursday’s call for a special session of the Nevada Legislature includes more than a $1.9 billion domed stadium and a room tax increase to help pay the bill, but also includes a sales tax increase to hire more police officers.