Before a single shovel hits dirt or crane pierces the sky, lobbyists are greasing the wheels for developers to construct Southern Nevada’s major resorts and master-planned communities.
Paltry turnout has prompted the state to take another crack at forcing cities to hold municipal elections in even years.
Thursday’s 6-0 vote by the Southern Nevada Water Authority board aims to keep more water in the shrinking river system through voluntary cuts. The deal isn’t done, though, as Arizona and California are still debating their cuts.
A race for Las Vegas justice of the peace has turned into one of the more expensive in the valley’s history, as the two candidates have combined to raise more than a half-million dollars for their campaigns.
Jocelyn Hoffman had gotten little sleep the night before, arriving home about midnight after a full day of visiting east Las Vegas neighborhoods and encouraging people to register to vote.
Heading into the homestretch in this year’s races, the topic is getting attention in Nevada both for endorsements bestowed, and those withheld.
Taxpayers potentially owe almost $610 million to local government employees in Nevada’s two most populous counties for their unused paid time off, financial reports show.
But State Engineer Jason King made it clear that his hand was forced by a court order he doesn’t agree with and left the door open for future approval of the project.
The Las Vegas City Council threw unanimous support Wednesday behind a plan to spend up to $56 million on a new downtown municipal courthouse.
The Southern Nevada Water Authority and it’s member utilities banned Sunday sprinkler use in 2016, but a recent analysis indicated that thousands of Las Vegas Valley Water District customers appear to be ignoring the prohibition.