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Convention authority role discussed for new Las Vegas stadium

The committee making recommendations to Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature on attracting events to the new Las Vegas stadium is leaning toward expanding the role of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Las Vegas Events, rather than forming of a new sports commission.

Titus asks committee to allow tax-exempt bonds for Raiders stadium

Rep. Dina Titus has sent a letter to congressional leaders urging a conference committee to add language that would exempt two major Las Vegas projects from a bill that would ban the use of tax-exempt bonds for stadiums used by professional sports teams.

Stadium Authority Board to meet for first time on Monday

State officials have posted the first agenda for what will be known as the Stadium Authority Board and much of the meeting will be dedicated to discussing procedures board members will take as it works to build a new home for the Oakland Raider

Southern Nevada committee to work on funding $1.4 billion stadium

When the 11-member Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee begins work Thursday on how to pay for a $1.4 billion, 65,000-seat domed stadium, it will try to piece together a funding strategy that will keep everyone happy with their return on investment.

No special session yet for Las Vegas stadium, lawmakers say

Elected state officials say it is too early to think about a special session of the Nevada Legislature to consider public funding for a proposed $1.4 billion domed football stadium in Las Vegas.

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