HOME HEARTACHE: The local housing market continues to struggle and data suggest an upturn remains far off. Las Vegas still leads the U.S. in foreclosures and ranks second in mortgage delinquency. And an estimated 80 percent of local homeowners with a mortgage are “underwater,” owing more than their homes are worth.
Judging by the batch of nominations in our latest Best Workplaces in Nevada contest, it’s getting scary out there.
Some of the largest conventions scheduled for the Las Vegas area:
Although for-profit prisons have been around for more than two decades, time has not diluted the opposition to them by community and national groups.