Anna Miller out as councilor’s aide
It's official: Anna Miller is out as Councilor David Madore's personal assistant. Miller tendered her resignation to Madore and Acting County Manager Mark McCauley more than a week go, McCauley confirmed […]
So where did Clark County’s tax bank come from?
Ask Councilor Jeanne Stewart, and she’ll tell you raising Clark County’s property tax levy beyond the allowed 1 percent would be “crazy,” or “political suicide.” But if you’ve been following my […]
C-Tran board: Call me maybe?
Following a couple of recent instances of telephonic governance, the C-Tran Board of Directors is considering setting new rules on how -- and how often -- board members can call […]
Madore stays up late, attacks C-Tran again
Clark County Commissioner David Madore isn't backing down from his accusations that C-Tran has mishandled public meetings and public records. In fact, he's escalating them. Madore's most recent attack on the […]
Musical (vice) chairs
At least Tom Mielke gets to be chair of the Clark County Board of Commissioners. Four times since December, Mielke has been nominated as chair or vice chair of two other […]
State of the county bingo!
It's the day you've all been waiting for: The State of Clark County. It's like Christmas wrapped in the Fourth of July, ensconced in a straight jacket made of Halloween. Adding […]
APIL Presents: MasterPuppet Theater
Welcome to a very special post on All Politics is Local, in which we explore the just-asked-by-us questions: "What would happen if we had sock puppets stand in for public […]
“You’ve got to know when you have your votes”
Sometimes it's best to quit while you're ahead. Clark County Commissioner David Madore appeared to have majority support for a transit-related resolution during this week's C-Tran board meeting, only to see […]
Stuart explains his C-Tran vote
In a 5-4 decision, anyone in the majority could be considered the deciding vote. But after the C-Tran board last week approved a plan to operate and finance light rail […]
This is why we can’t have nice things
Last month the Clark County commissioners hit a turning point. It appeared the bickering, the snide comments, the filibustering and the yelling had come to an end. It appeared they […]