The Clark County Commission wants to clean up litter from handbillers on the Strip. To do that, commissioners introduced a new ordinance last week that would force handbill distributors to clean up after themselves within a certain radius of their work area. The County Commission in recent months has introduced numerous ordinances aimed at cleaning up the Strip. In March the commission passed a ban on pets on the Strip during certain hours of the day. We talk with Clark County Commissioner, Chris Giunchigliani about the County Commission's continuing efforts to clean up Las Vegas Boulevard.
Last week the Clark County Commission voted to stick with the status quo when commissioners voted down a proposed ordinance change to towing regulations. What could it all mean? Las Vegas Review Journal Columnist John L. Smith says not much for the average consumer who will end up paying big bucks in fees if they're towed either way. John L. Smith and Nevada Transportation Authority Chairman Andrew Mackay join us to talk about who regulates towing and its impact on the consumer.
Much like the state of Nevada, Clark County must redraw its district maps for commission seats as a result of population growth over the past ten years. Unlike the state battle which will be settled in court, the county is putting together its own plan.
There is a controversy over whether the Dotty's chain of slot parlors across Las Vegas should be forced to resemble traditional bars and taverns. Dotty's don't have bar stools or a physical bar but patrons can drink, smoke and play slots like at other establishments. Now, big gaming companies including Station Casinos and The Nevada Resort Association say its time for that to change. We discuss the controversy over Dotty's taverns.
Clark County Commissioner, Chris Giunchigliani announced she would join the race to replace term limited Mayor, Oscar Goodman. She joins a crowded list of candidates with a few high profile names including fellow County Commissioner, Larry Brown and Carolyn Goodman, Oscar Goodman's wife.
The Clark County Commission approved an advisory question for November's general election ballot asking voters whether they think the state should have to ask permission before dipping in to local government coffers..