The committee making recommendations to Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature on attracting events to the new Las Vegas stadium is leaning toward expanding the role of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Las Vegas Events, rather than forming of a new sports commission.
Local talent in the film industry has been picking up, and companies like the Ultimate Fighting Championship have taken notice.
By all accounts, the new Raiders stadium in Las Vegas is well on its way to being completed before the 2020 NFL season.
Republican governor candidate and state Treasurer Dan Schwartz said he wants to strip the $750 million taxpayer subsidy earmarked for the Raiders’ stadium and use it to fix Nevada’s much maligned public education system.