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Nevada Senate passes amended Raiders stadium bill; Sandoval to sign Monday

A supermajority of Nevada lawmakers on Friday pushed through legislation that will raise the room tax in Clark County to help finance a 65,000-seat domed stadium, clearing the path for the relocation of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas.

Approval of Las Vegas stadium plan might face bumpy ride in Nevada Assembly

Nevada lawmakers will return to work Thursday as the debate and fate of a bill to help finance a domed stadium and expand the Las Vegas Convention Center moves to the Assembly, where its path to passage could be bumpy.

Raiders stadium project for Las Vegas clears Nevada Senate in 16-5 vote

The Nevada Senate on Tuesday amended and passed a bill raising room taxes in Clark County to help fund a football stadium and convention center expansion in Las Vegas. The bill now moves to the Assembly.

Governor welcomes debate over Las Vegas stadium plan, touts project’s benefits

Gov. Brian Sandoval said Tuesday he is glad lawmakers are asking tough questions about the proposed stadium project and acknowledged that some critics will never be satisfied that it will be good for Nevada’s economic development efforts.

Steve Wynn, MGM’s Jim Murren believe stadium would spur sports growth

One major professional sports league has broken the ice. Jim Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, said Monday he envisions the NFL and NBA following the NHL to the Las Vegas Strip in the near future.

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