One thing became apparent Wednesday in budget talks for the city of Las Vegas: While the pandemic has certainly hurt, it could have been much worse.
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.
If the Supreme Court decides that discrepancies did prevent the election for a Clark County commission seat, it would be overturning a lower court ruling.
Present statewide mandates limit the capacity at senior centers to 50 percent.
The Clark County Commission passed a resolution Tuesday that denounced anti-Asian sentiment and affirmed the county’s commitment to protecting its residents.
Oral arguments are expected Wednesday in front of the Supreme Court, where lawyers representing Stavros Anthony and Ross Miller will appear before the justices.
The American Rescue Plan is a lifeline to Clark County’s 2.3 million residents and its public safety resources, officials say.
Dapper Companies founder J Dapper closed his $4 million acquisition of the long-shuttered Las Vegas property and will spend the next three years renovating it.
Outdoor basketball is back after Gov. Steve Sisolak signed a directive Monday enabling full- and close-contact sports to resume.
Recent pole banners on Carson Avenue represent the start of a six-month project by the city to distinguish each of its several downtown districts and encourage visitation.
Clark County’s tentative spending plan shows an 18 percent increase, largely due to increasing revenue projections that mark the start of a recovery from the pandemic.
Future for Nevadans disclosed 28 previously unreported loans from the Las Vegas councilwoman this month.
Clark County unveiled the “Back to Life” campaign on Monday, encouraging Black residents to get immunized when eligible.
Clark County must present to the state by mid-April its sweeping plan to combat the pandemic as it prepares to self-govern a wide array of measures including public gatherings and youth sports.
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman on Wednesday ratcheted up her longstanding criticisms of public health restrictions enacted by Gov. Steve Sisolak.
The revenue from the one-eighth-of-a-cent hike has become even more important to officials seeking to address the wide-ranging affects of an unforeseen public health crisis.