Stephen Augspurger, Executive Director, of the Clark County Association of School Administrators and Professional-technical Employees talks about his union's proposal to take a 1.5% pay cut for all CCSD employees.
Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman and Clark County Commission Chairman, Rory Reid announced a joint plan between the city and county to closely integrate their fire departments. The plan aims to eliminate redundant services at the city and county. Among those services are: hazardous materials teams, heavy rescue teams and maintenance. Reports say the plan could save each government about $1-million. Clark County Chairman Rory Reid joins us to lay out the plan.
Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak joins us to talk about his thoughts on the ongoing battle between firefighters and the County Commission over wage and benefits cots.
Steve Sisolak, Clark County Commissioner.
Doo Wop Hall of Fame founder and President Harvey Robbins tells us about a two night concert event featuring some Doo Wop's legends and the history of the Doo Wop style.
Harvey Robbins, Founder and Pres, The Doo Wop Hall of Fame.
The non-profit National Center for Youth Law is suing Clark County and the State of Nevada, accusing the two municipal bodies of violating state and federal law by routinely denying foster children stability, health care, and, in many cases, even the most minimal level of safety.
The suit names 13 children in Nevada's foster care system as co-plaintiffs and Youth law hopes the case will be catalyst for overhauling the state's child welfare system.
We'll talk with one of the attorneys representing those kids in the suit.
Bruce Katz from the Brookings Institution tells us how Nevada can rethink its approach to business and innovation and bring Las Vegas out of the recession. And the key factors in creating and sustaining jobs and a strong educated workforce.
What does smart growth look like? Tuesday on SON we'll discuss the approach to growth and how factors like economic diversification, water, land use and transportation will affect future growth. We'd also like to hear your ideas. You can join our conversation tomorrow by
email. Or call us at 258-3552.
The leaders of four UNLV departments that are on the chopping block for possible elimination are here to discuss making tough decisions in the face of massive budget cuts.
Monica Lounsbery, Dept Chair and Full Prof, Dept of Sports Education Leadership, UNLV
Teresa Jordan, Prof and Chair, Dept of Educational Leadership, UNLV
Marcus Rothenberger, Chair, Department of Management Information Systems, UNLV
Lois Helmbold, Prof and Chair, Women's Studies, UNLV .
If your child wanted to log on to school rather than ride the bus would you let them? We'll talk with principles of three online high schools here in Nevada about online versus traditional schooling and the challenges of virtual learning.
Can we talk? That is the famous phrase of comedian Joan Rivers. Her television career has spanned four decades. And she returns for a run at the Venetian this weekend. The never shy Rivers joins us to talk about her long career, plastic surgery and the evolution of comedy over the past 40 years.
Members of the Jim Gibbons Blue Ribbon Task Force join us to talk about their ideas on how Nevada can effectively compete for federal Race to the Top Grants.
Keith Rheault, NV Superintendent of Public Education
Terri Janison, Pres, CCSD Board of Trustees
Alison Turner, Pres, NV PTA.
Governor Gibbons and Attorney General Catherine Cortez-Masto are at odds on whether or not the State should join 13 others in an effort to block the new federal health care bill's mandate that every American purchase health insurance. Governor Gibbons on Wednesday directed Cortez-Masto, a democrat, to file a lawsuit against the federal government to halt the implementation of the newly signed health care bill.