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Tax hike dominates joint meeting of county commission, school board

A historic joint meeting of the Clark County Commission and the Clark County School District Board Thursday night yielded a wish-list of programs worth...
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SNWA unanimously votes to extend quarter-cent sales tax

The Southern Nevada Water Authority Board of Directors voted unanimously Thursday to ask the Clark County Commission to make permanent a quarter-cent sales tax...
rainbow republic

City hikes residential trash bills to fund homeless sweeps and city cleanups

Months after the Legislature gutted a proposal from the City of Las Vegas to increase a sewer surcharge and property tax to fund homeless...
not really the world's largest gift store

LV Council delays decision on Strip weed dispensary 

An effort to open another marijuana dispensary at Sahara and the Strip, the gateway to the City of Las Vegas, is on hold while...
noe

LV City Council asks state to limit HOV enforcement to peak travel times

Drivers on Interstate 15 and U.S. 95 in Las Vegas are baffled by the state’s designation of a previous express lane as a High-Occupancy...
no pitchforks tho

Henderson approves short-term rentals, promises enforcement

Until now, local governments, which are partially dependent on tax revenue generated by tourists who sleep in hotels, have been at a loss on...
house of wit

Democrats vote to condemn Trump’s racist remarks toward congresswomen

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House Tuesday voted largely along partisan lines to approve a resolution that condemns President Trump’s “racist comments directed at Members...

Trump’s labor secretary should resign, say Nev. lawmakers

WASHINGTON — Nevada lawmakers are calling for embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to step down over his role in prosecuting a sexual abuse scandal...
Better late than later

A real “New Nevada” would fix its daffy mining tax

Nevada mines produced $7.8 billion worth of minerals in 2018.Mining taxes were paid on less than a third of that amount.And after taking advantage...
SCOTUS

The gerrymandering fights aren’t over; a new era of reform in states comes next

WASHINGTON – Battles over partisan gerrymandering are poised to shift to the states in the wake of a major U.S. Supreme Court decision issued...

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