John P. Tuman In The News

Profile: John P. Tuman

October 13, 2015
When the economy crashed in 2008, Rocky Jones was doing electrical work at the Fontainebleau, a $3-billion casino resort under construction on the Strip.
December 18, 2014
March 5, 2014
As noted earlier this year in a UNLV-Brookings Institute Study, The Las Vegas Latino community is still in recession. That means the need for services -- including housing assistance, foreclosure help, and health access -- remains high as the economy improves generally. Yet, according to workers on the ground, the new trend in the community is to shun those services.
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February 27, 2014
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Nevada should offer more educational opportunities and pursue economic diversification to combat the high unemployment rate among the state's Hispanic population. That's the conclusion of a study from Brookings Mountain West, a partnership between the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) and the Washington, D.C.-based Brookings Institution.
February 25, 2014
A new report from UNLV Brookings Mountain West shows unemployment among Hispanics in Nevada surged during the recession, outpacing the jobless rate among other groups, and has been slow to bounce back.
January 14, 2014
Unemployment in the Latino community remains high in Nevada, despite years of economic recovery. Other groups have been quicker to return to work, but Latino workers have increasingly dropped out of the work force or endured long stretches of unemployment. Why has the recession hit the Hispanic community so much harder than other groups? And what needs to happen to help them recover?
July 19, 2013
February 7, 2013