In Nevada, SNPLMA has invested billions of dollars in the state and powered growth throughout the region, while critics have charged that it has enabled suburbanization and sprawl, straining already-precarious water resources.
But the A’s still face hurdles in their path forward moving from Oakland to Las Vegas, including receiving approval from other major league owners for relocating as well as securing at least $1.1 billion in private capital to finance the construction of the ballpark.
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Discussions became heated between Sen. Dina Neal and Assemblywoman Clara Thomas during a Friday morning hearing in the Assembly Government Affairs Committee over certain sections of a bill affecting the city they both represent.
Perceptions of the Historic Commercial Center that makes up the larger part of the South of Sahara Avenue District are mixed, with some loving the unique vibe of the area and others describing it as run down.
Six days after the Nevada Bar opened an investigation into the conduct of Clark County Commissioner Justin Jones, his fellow commissioners acknowledged they needed to improve their records processes and regain the public’s trust.
The commission acts much like a city council — approving taxes, development plans and business permits, for example — in areas outside of a city’s boundaries. Critically, the commission oversees the Las Vegas Strip, the heart of Southern Nevada’s economy. Commissioners work with the city councils and various boards to tackle issues that span throughout the valley, such as water conservation, housing and public safety.
Getting a glimpse of career fields through a virtual reality lens is just one of the unique components of the Employ NV Youth Hub and Teen Zone located inside the West Charleston Library in Las Vegas. Clark County commissioners and various Nevada elected officials attended the hub’s grand opening ceremony earlier this month to discuss employment opportunities for young adults ages 16 to 24.
The Bureau of Land Management is proposing to add an extra fee of $2 for online and onsite reservations or $3 for phone reservations for the Red Rock Scenic Drive, campground and Calico Basin Core Area. Public comments for the proposed fees are accepted until July 22.
On March 18, 2020, USCIS temporarily closed field offices, leaving thousands unable to receive their citizenship. For those who had a ceremony or interview scheduled, it was postponed for a possible future date. In order to continue naturalization ceremonies, the USCIS transitioned to virtual ceremonies, and fully in-person ceremonies are starting again, bringing joy to new citizens.
“Pets are like family, and no one wants to have to make that sacrifice or that decision to split up their family in order to come into services,” Las Vegas Community Resources Manager Jocelyn Bluitt-Fisher said.