Gov. Brian Sandoval warned Friday that if Nevada lawmakers don’t extend sun-setting taxes and approve new tax revenue the state could face across-the-board budget cuts as deep as 20 percent, damaging an already dismal education system.
Gov. Brian Sandoval met with Attorney General Adam Laxalt to discuss a lawsuit Nevada joined with 25 other states to challenge President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration and decided to continue with the legal action, the attorney general’s office said Friday.
Rossi Ralenkotter, president and CEO of the organization that markets the city, told an audience at Preview 2015 on Friday that 45 million visitors will be the new benchmark and he expects to hit that “within the next few years.” If the goal is achieved, it would produce 37,000 new tourism industry jobs in Southern Nevada.
With all eyes on the Super Bowl and the billions of dollars wagered legally — and illegally — on the game, Sen. John McCain says Congress should hold hearings on whether to expand legalized sports betting that now largely is limited to sports books in Nevada.