Former longtime coroner Michael Murphy was brought in to ease growing tension amid workplace complaints against Public Administrator Robert Telles.
Most metrics have been on the rise for months, but the rate of the increase has gone up in recent weeks.
The increases in environmental health inspection and permitting fees would deal a crushing blow to businesses struggling to get back on their feet, critics say.
Clark County’s case rate per 100,000 people, another key CDC metric, also increased this week from 86.07 to 110.69.
The Clark County Public Administrator’s office has faced dissension for two years, with staffers alleging stress because of an improper relationship between the boss and a co-worker.
One of four Republicans will advance beyond the June primary to square off against Democratic Commissioner Justin Jones in the November general election.
Two Republicans go head to head in the June primary, with the winner meeting Democratic Commissioner Jim Gibson and a relative unknown in the November general election.
Former state Assemblyman Ozzie Fumo is challenging incumbent Steve Wolfson in June’s election for the Clark County district attorney’s job.
Incumbent Irene Cepeda, the swing vote to fire and then re-hire Superintendent Jesus Jara, faces several of his critics in the District D school board primary.
Nine candidates have signed up to challenge incumbent Danielle Ford in District F school board primary.
Clark County School District Trustee Linda Cavazos is running for re-election against six challengers in District G.
Incumbent Bunkerville Constable Erik Laub faces two challengers in the June 14 primary.
Incumbent Gary Rogers has served as the Goodsprings constable since 2010, but faces two challenges in the June 14 primary.