Henderson City Council members last week delayed a property tax hike measure until the Nevada Legislature has a chance to relax the property tax cap … and after the 2015 municipal elections, when three council members will be up for re-election.
One of the elements of Gov. Brian Sandoval’s plan to bring Tesla and its 6,500 high-paying jobs to Nevada could add significantly to the cost of the overall project, over and above the tax breaks and incentives already estimated to be as much as $1.3 billion to get the deal done.
Wild turkeys are starting to cause problems at Great Basin National Park, about 300 miles northeast of Las Vegas, where the prolific birds threaten to disrupt some of the more sensitive native species. They’re also making a bit of a mess.
In the wake of the June death of a 7-month-old foster girl in deteriorating health, the Clark County Department of Family Services’ medical consent practices are being reviewed. The issue garnered attention in July after the baby’s grieving foster mother implored state lawmakers to review Clark County’s procedures.