The LVCVA’s former chief marketing officer has agreed to pay $8,700 in fines for violating the state ethics law over her personal use of airline gift cards bought by the agency.
Nevada state employees delayed the implementation of a DMV computer modernization because the contractor failed to pay them as much as $4 million in bribes, a lawsuit alleges.
Prosecutors expect to charge “one or more persons” by the end of August in a criminal investigation into misuse of airline gift cards bought by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, a court filing shows.
UNLV has started an investigation to determine who revealed the name of a top donor to the Review-Journal but a media expert said school should focus on internal controls.
Prosecutors plan to oppose the Review-Journal’s push to unseal documents supporting a search warrant executed at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority offices.
The top marketing officer for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority resigned under a cloud this week without a financial separation agreement, knowledgeable sources said.
Henderson police internal affairs failed to investigate the 2014 accidental prescription-narcotics overdose death of one of its officers even though part of his job was to collect and dispose of expired drugs dropped off by residents, a Review-Journal investigation found.
Cathy Tull, chief marketing officer for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, has resigned amid separate investigations by the Review-Journal and the Metropolitan Police Department into the public agency’s misspending.
Henderson Mayor Debra March wasn’t running for office last year, but she still spent more than $60,000 of her campaign’s money on gasoline, gifts, restaurants and travel.
Las Vegas City Councilwoman Michele Fiore, one of the few Republican officeholders in Southern Nevada, built a larger-than-life political profile on her big personality and fierce conservative advocacy.