Mayor Carolyn Goodman joins us to discuss the "Year of Downtown" as well as the upcoming State of the City address, parking and what she expects to accomplish in 2012. Post your questions for the mayor below.
Early voting starts on Saturday and the candidates for Mayor of Las Vegas have solidified their stances on various city issues. But in the past week talks of a new arena in Las Vegas accelerated when Mayor Goodman said a deal could be in place this week.
Mayor Carolyn Goodman has been on the job for a few months and one issue she has taken on is downtown parking. The Mayor has hired a new parking czar to help alleviate problems with meter pricing and to clarify parking rules downtown.
After a contentious campaign Carolyn Goodman walked away with an easy victory in the race to become the new mayor of Las Vegas. Now she has been sworn into her husband's old post at City Hall and says she's going to keep the vision of Oscar Goodman going strong as mayor. Mayor Carolyn Goodman joins us to talk about what she's working on in her first days on the job.
Carolyn Goodman handily beat County Commissioner, Chris Giunchigliani in the mayoral election. One pundit called the race before any precincts reported when early voting numbers gave Goodman an insurmountable lead. Carolyn Goodman now has a month before she takes over for her husband Oscar Goodman in city hall. Goodman was the front runner from the time she entered the race and despite a few gaffes and numerous attack ads from her opponent she came out on top. So what are the new mayor's plans and what will the city look like with four more years of Goodman? Las Vegas Sun reporter, Delen Goldberg has followed the race from the start and she joins us to discuss the results of the race.
The campaign to become the next mayor of Las Vegas is almost over. On June seventh, Las Vegas voters will decide if it's Carolyn Goodman or County Commissioner, Chris Giunchigliani who will replace Oscar Goodman as mayor. The campaign has taken a negative turn with some harsh political ads from the Giunchigliani camp. And a controversial mailer from the City of Las Vegas touting Oscar Goodman's achievements has been called an unfair boost to Carolyn Goodman's campaign. Meanwhile the city could have a new arena deal in place and city budgets are taking shape for the coming fiscal years at city hall. We'll take one last look at the race for mayor with Carolyn Goodman.