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Jamie Munks

Former reporter: City of Las Vegas

Jamie Munks covered the city of Las Vegas for the Review-Journal from May 2016 to September 2018. She covered education, business and local government in newsrooms in upstate New York after graduating in 2009 from Syracuse University with journalism and political science degrees. More recently, she covered government in Springfield, Illinois, her home state’s capital city.

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11 file to replace Barlow on Las Vegas City Council

The candidates are vying to replace Ricki Barlow, who stepped down in January and said he will plead guilty to a federal felony charge for fraudulently converting campaign money from his 2015 re-election effort to dollars for a personal use.

State law prevents Las Vegas, others from banning bump stocks

The Nevada Legislature passed a law in 2015 putting control over firearms, accessories and ammunition in the “exclusive domain of the Legislature,” and renders any contrary law, rule or ordinance “to the contrary null and void.”

Southern Nevada among nation’s highest in homeless population

That marked an increase of 282 people, or 4 percent, over the 2016’s point-in-time homeless population count. The annual count, taken on a single night in January, does not capture all of the people who will be homeless at some point during the year.

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