In The News: School of Public Policy and Leadership

Las Vegas Sun
April 29, 2019

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada board recently rejected a plan to build a light rail system along Maryland Parkway, despite public support for the $1 billion proposal.

CityLab
February 28, 2019

Las Vegas is a famously watchful place. Casino cameras keep tabs on players and dealers from the walls, tables, and ceilings. Analytics software tracks and predicts credit-card swipes, game preferences, and buffet choices. Occupancy levels are closely counted; peculiar behaviors noted. It’s all with an eye to lock down the vast stores of cash that keep Sin City afloat. To keep the odds in its favor, the house is always watching.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 14, 2019

The city of Las Vegas plans to hold open about 85 nonessential positions to save $10 million — and dodge the kind of sweeping layoffs that struck the city a decade ago — in preparation for the next economic downturn.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 4, 2019

The city of Las Vegas plans to hold open about 85 nonessential positions to save $10 million — and dodge the kind of sweeping layoffs that struck the city a decade ago — in preparation for the next economic downturn.

KSNV-TV: News 3
January 24, 2019

As the government shutdown stretches into its 32nd day, 800,000 federal workers, including more than 3,000 people in Nevada, are facing another payless payday on Friday, Jan. 25.

Las Vegas Sun
December 27, 2018

For a relatively young university such as UNLV to be classified as a top research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is a major accomplishment.

Las Vegas Sun
December 27, 2018

For a relatively young university such as UNLV to be classified as a top research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching is a major accomplishment.

Fox 47
December 14, 2018

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended lame-duck legislation Tuesday that sparked protests in the state's Capitol because it would trim some of his successor's powers. Critics said the Republican-controlled Legislature is ignoring the election result and trying to constrain Gov.-elect Tony Evers from altering some GOP initiatives after he takes office in January.

dailyreporter
December 13, 2018

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is defending lame-duck legislation that sparked protests in the state’s Capitol because it would trim some of his successor’s powers.

Western Journal
December 12, 2018

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker defended lame-duck legislation Tuesday that sparked protests in the state’s Capitol because it would trim some of his successor’s powers. Critics said the Republican-controlled Legislature is ignoring the election result and trying to constrain Gov.-elect Tony Evers from altering some GOP initiatives after he takes office in January.

AM 600 WMT
December 12, 2018

The holiday season is upon us and as we gather together to exchange gifts and enjoy each other's company, it's worth remembering that there are many in America who don't share the same kind of abundance.

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 12, 2018

Before a single shovel hits dirt or a crane pierces the sky, lobbyists are greasing the wheels for developers to construct Southern Nevada’s major resorts and master-planned communities.