Proponents of tightening restrictions on short-term residential rentals in Las Vegas were given a narrow victory Wednesday after the City Council approved limiting new permits to owner-occupied homes, likely significantly reducing the number of legal home-sharing units in the future.
National Governors Association chairman Montana Gov. Steve Bullock stopped in Las Vegas on Wednesday to discuss an effort to create good-paying jobs, though the Democrat hesitated to give economic development advice to Gov.-elect Steve Sisolak.
Brightwood College, a for-profit chain with more than 750 campuses nationwide, told students that it will close for good on Friday. About 670 students were enrolled in nursing and other medical programs at its Las Vegas campus.
County Social Service Director Michael Pawlak said rising home prices and rental rates have sparked a renewed sense of urgency to develop affordable rental housing.
The lawsuit also says the company’s actions “have exposed Allegiant to hundreds of millions of dollars in potential liability for violations of state and federal law.”
Tesla’s investment has “permanently changed the economic landscape of the area,” serving as a catalyst for additional development and increasing the demand for housing, retail and other services by bringing in new workers.
Meeting in Carson City, the state Gaming Control Board on Wednesday unanimously recommended approval of Golden’s $190 million acquisition of the Colorado Belle and Edgewater properties from Marnell Gaming.
Las Vegas gambler Billy Walters made the case for his conviction to be dismissed because a special agent of the FBI leaked confidential grand jury information to reporters about the case.
Clark County commissioners on Wednesday approved plans for a 14-story hotel next to Las Vegas’ new baseball stadium.
Treasure Island owner Phil Ruffin has bought a casino near downtown Miami.