Frank Giordano had to work through more than just technical obstacles when the Clark County School District started using biodiesel fuel for school buses in 2001. Every time a bus was disabled on the side of the road with a flat tire, biodiesel got the blame. Bus drivers joked they were running on french fry oil.
Southwest Airlines, the market leader at McCarran International Airport, will add a new destination with a once-daily nonstop flight to Flint, Mich., on Aug. 11. Currently, there are only connecting flights between Las Vegas and Flint.
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval is proposing using alternative tax revenues to support more than $50 million in general obligation bonds the state wants to issue to pay for significant infrastructure improvements.