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Shea Johnson

Shea Johnson
Local Government reporter
Twitter: @Shea_LVRJ

Shea joined the Las Vegas Review-Journal in November 2018 to cover City Hall and Clark County. He previously spent six years at the Desert Dispatch and Daily Press newspapers located in the High Desert of Southern California, where he covered politics at city, county and state levels. Shea has won three California Newspaper Publishers Association awards for his work. In 2018 he was a California Journalism Awards finalist for investigative reporting. He is an unapologetic Chicago sports fan, excluding only the White Sox.

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Clark County commissioners on Tuesday signaled that they were unwilling to commit any dollars from a potential quarter-cent sales tax hike to the school district without first meeting with trustees on a plan and accountability.

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