The Clark County Commission rejected two proposals Tuesday to increase sales taxes to pay for more police officers. Sheriff Doug Gillespie had made the tax increase a centerpiece of his last year in office
First Friday is going to look different in August. Many of the tents and vendors will move to the north side of the Arts District, creating more accessibility for galleries. In recent months, downtown business owners have raised concerns about rowdy crowds and underage drinking. Will the changes help shift First Friday's focus back to the arts? And will they alleviate concerns about safety?
Opponents of a bill that would require background checks for all private gun sales are worried that the law's real objective is to create a gun registry. Supporters have pointed out that the bill doesn't do anything of the sort.
The City of North Las Vegas has been facing some tough times. Several rounds of budget cuts have not been enough to keep the city from a possible state takeover to get its finances back on an even keel.