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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.

 
OJ Simpson goes before Nevada parole board Thursday

Former football star and actor O.J. Simpson could be one step closer to freedom after more than eight years in a Nevada prison.

Vegas Golden Knights license plate heads to Senate vote

A Senate committee Tuesday passed a bill authorizing a special license plate for hockey fans to show support for the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights.

Giunchigliani wants separate talks, votes for tax increases for stadium, convention center

When Clark County commissioners convene for their Nov. 15 meeting, they’ll have the option of codifying two hotel room tax increases to fund the upgrade of the Las Vegas Convention Center and the construction of a domed stadium in one fell swoop. But if Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani has her way, commissioners will take their time before raising the tax to finance $750 million in bonds for the $1.9 billion stadium project.

Democratic lawmakers plan agreement on jobs with Las Vegas stadium officials

Democratic legislative leaders say they plan to reach a community benefits agreement with a yet-to-be-appointed Las Vegas stadium authority board assuring that more than half the construction and operations jobs on the $1.9 billion project go to underprivileged workers.

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