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City of Las Vegas gets a new leader

The Las Vegas City Council on Wednesday voted to appoint Mike Janssen, the city’s infrastructure director, as the new city manager.

Las Vegas city attorney set to retire

Las Vegas City Attorney Bryan Scott is stepping down from the post after three years.

A guide: How to participate in local government meetings

Exploring local government agendas is as easy as surfing the internet, and voicing support or displeasure is as easy as showing up to the City Council and County Commission meetings.

Big bucks! Local government managers pull down serious coin

Behind-the-scenes appointed government employees — like city and county managers — are loaded with responsibilities, but are also among the best paid public servants.

Seaman slams Las Vegas ordinance review

Las Vegas Councilwoman Victoria Seaman attacked a new policy that will allow city officials to review and provide research on new ordinances before they come up for debate or a vote.

Knights, Las Vegas unveil ball hockey rink

Golden Knights personalities were on hand for a “puck drop” Thursday as the city of Las Vegas inaugurated a ball hockey rink in the central valley.

Animal activists cheer city’s crackdown on backyard breeders

In a close vote and with animal activists cheering, the city of Las Vegas on Wednesday approved an ordinance that will attempt to reign in and regulate “backyard breeding” of dogs and cats.

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