Mobilizing minority voters played a key role in the blue wave that washed over the 2018 midterm election in Nevada, according to a panel of political organizers gathered at the UNLV Boyd School of Law on Tuesday.
The Clark County Commission on Tuesday appointed two women to fill vacant seats in the state Assembly, making Nevada the first state in the country with a female-majority Legislature.
Workers in Clark County’s largest employee union have been given 2 percent across-the-board wage increases, mirroring the final offer presented by county officials after stalled negotiations were delegated to an arbitrator.
The Clark County Commission is expected on Tuesday to appoint two candidates to fill vacant Assembly seats in districts 10 and 11, emptied after incumbents left to pursue different offices.
Before a single shovel hits dirt or crane pierces the sky, lobbyists are greasing the wheels for developers to construct Southern Nevada’s major resorts and master-planned communities.
The Las Vegas metropolitan area saw its population grow by more than 157,000 people from the 2008-12 period to the 2013-17 period.
The Nye County commission voted 4-1 to nominate Gregory Hafen II, who was also selected this week by the commissions of Lincoln and Clark counties, to take the Nevada Assembly 36 seat won by Denis Hof, the brothel owner who died before Election Day.
County Social Service Director Michael Pawlak said rising home prices and rental rates have sparked a renewed sense of urgency to develop affordable rental housing.
Despite opposition to the selection process, 22-year public defense attorney Darin Imlay was confirmed Tuesday to be Clark County’s new public defender.