Washoe County commissioners Tuesday appointed three people to temporarily fill vacancies in the Nevada Legislature in anticipation of a special session to consider financing for a $1.9 billion football stadium and $1.4 billion convention center expansion in Las Vegas.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says state leadership needs to stay aggressive in order to put the last pieces in place to bring the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas.
Gov. Brian Sandoval will meet with legislative leaders next week in preparation for a special session of the Nevada Legislature.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday said he will call a special session of the Legislature in early October to consider a package of recommendations for Clark County that include building a 65,000-seat football stadium, expanding the Las Vegas Convention Center and paying for more police officers.
Some state lawmakers are cheering the prospect of having the NFL’s Oakland Raiders take up residence in Las Vegas, but they’re on the sidelines on how a $1.9 billion stadium should be financed.
Nevada lawmakers seem to favor the first week of October, or just over two weeks from now, for a special session to approve a stadium funding plan.