All posts tagged "Clark County"

  • Featured Article
    Ongoing lawsuits, teacher arrests expose wider problems in Las Vegas school district

    The fifth-largest school district in the U.S. – Clark County School District (CCSD), encompassing Las Vegas –...

  • Opinion
    Mitchell: Rest of Nevada should have same growth opportunity as Clark County

    (Thomas Mitchell) – You know the type. No sooner do they move into a nice, new neighborhood than they stand up and say, “That’s enough. No more new residents. No more new homes. Lock the gates. Throw away the key.” Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani and Clark County state Sen. Kelvin Atkinson, both...

  • Government
    When You Spend More Than You Earn, You Simply Demand a Pay Raise, Right?

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) The Review-Journal reports today that two Southern Nevada local elected officials were in Carson City at something called the Local Government Summit demanding that their constituents pay higher property tax rates in order to fund vital services. Clark County Commissioner Tom Collins was quoted as saying, “You can’t go on trying to...

  • Government
    County Stands Up To Union Bullies

    (Michael Chamberlain/Nevada Business Coalition) – Could Clark County really be playing hardball with its unions this time around? The County is striking back at the Service Employee International Union’s (SEIU) stalling, delaying and intimation tactics. The County recently filed a complaint with the state of Nevada’s Employee-Management Relations Board arguing the SEIU...