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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.

Approval of Las Vegas stadium plan might face bumpy ride in Nevada Assembly

Nevada lawmakers will return to work Thursday as the debate and fate of a bill to help finance a domed stadium and expand the Las Vegas Convention Center moves to the Assembly, where its path to passage could be bumpy.

Raiders stadium project for Las Vegas clears Nevada Senate in 16-5 vote

The Nevada Senate on Tuesday amended and passed a bill raising room taxes in Clark County to help fund a football stadium and convention center expansion in Las Vegas. The bill now moves to the Assembly.

Steve Wynn, MGM’s Jim Murren believe stadium would spur sports growth

One major professional sports league has broken the ice. Jim Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, said Monday he envisions the NFL and NBA following the NHL to the Las Vegas Strip in the near future.

Casino chiefs urge Nevada lawmakers to fund proposed Raiders stadium in Las Vegas

A chorus of casino titans and other supporters urged Nevada lawmakers on Monday to support public funding to build a $1.9 billion domed football stadium and expand the Las Vegas Convention Center as a special session began to vet the details of both projects.

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