Submitted by gseidman on Fri, October 21, 2016
Growing communities need efficient, safe, well-maintained and convenient transportation infrastructure. The county’s current fuel revenue indexing policy, which began in 2013, is scheduled to sunset this year. Unless voters approve an extension in the November election, Clark County will not have the resources to keep up with our growing transportation infrastructure needs.
Submitted by user on Fri, October 14, 2016
Las Vegas –Kristin McMillan, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, issues the following statement regarding the passage of legislation to fund a NFL-quality stadium and renovate and expand the Las Vegas Convention Center:
Submitted by user on Mon, October 10, 2016
Good Afternoon, for the record, Kristin McMillan, President and CEO of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce.
Thank you for the honor to speak to this body today as we discuss these unique opportunities before us that will set a new upward economic trajectory for our state.
Submitted by mjdennis on Sun, October 9, 2016
This week, the Legislature will consider approving an investment of hotel room tax dollars into two world-class tourism infrastructure projects that will strengthen and diversify the array of our core economic assets — the expansion and renovation of the Las Vegas Convention Center and the construction of an NFL-ready stadium that will also give the UNLV Rebels a mu
Submitted by mjdennis on Mon, September 19, 2016
Frank Luntz isn’t happy these days.
The Republican pollster, wordsmith and election guru has been criss-crossing the country, meeting with focus groups and seeing firsthand how little America likes its choices for president of the United States.
“This campaign is rough for me,” Luntz said today, before addressing an “Eggs & Issues” breakfast sponsored by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce at The Orleans hotel-casino. “It’s not what I expected. It’s not what I want.”
Submitted by mjdennis on Fri, August 19, 2016
U.S. Sen. Dean Heller thinks there will be a new effort to kick-start the Yucca Mountain Project after one of its most powerful and outspoken opponents, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, leaves office at the end of the year.
Heller, speaking at a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday, said some members of Congress see the Nevadan’s exit as an opportunity to build the high-level nuclear waste repository in Nevada, 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
Submitted by mjdennis on Mon, August 1, 2016
How does cybersecurity affect businesses big and small?
That’s the question security experts discussed with local business leaders Friday, one day before the Black Hat information security conference at the Mandalay Bay.
Cara Clarke, associate vice president of communications for the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, which hosted the event, said cybersecurity had become a more important issue for the organization in the past five years.