Clark County must either raise taxes or reduce services on such things as police and hospital care because a state Supreme Court decision forces it to pay a minimum of $18 million more to the Southern Nevada Health District.
The Las Vegas City Council agreed Wednesday to split costs with the state for opening a street leading into a low-income neighborhood, but only after a heated, racially charged debate over who should be held responsible for the project.
Clark County consumers could pay more for everything from accordions to zippers if cops can persuade the state Legislature to approve their plan to tap a new sales tax aimed at putting more police on the street.
A Democratic candidate for Assembly will have to defend his eligibility for office just hours before Election Day.
A state legislator vowed to take steps to repeal Nevada’s constitutional ban on gay marriage almost immediately after President Barack Obama announced his support for such marriages Wednesday.