Nevada state Senate approves Raiders stadium package

RAIDERS | The notion of the Las Vegas Raiders gain a few yards toward the goal line Tuesday night. The Nevada state Senate approved tax legislation that includes financing for a new $1.9 billion stadium that one day might house the vagabond NFL team.Nevada state senators approved the $750 million financing bill, 16-5. A two-thirds … Continue reading Nevada state Senate approves Raiders stadium package

Tesla’s big announcement features the ‘Gigafactory’ Bob Wieckowski let getaway

State Sen. Bob WieckowskiSTATE SENATE | 10TH DISTRICT | When Tesla, the Fremont-based electric automobile maker announced last fall it would build an enormous battery plant not in California, but in Nevada, it represented a stinging economic blow to the state, Gov. Jerry Brown and local officials like then-Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski, who represents the area surrounding … Continue reading Tesla’s big announcement features the ‘Gigafactory’ Bob Wieckowski let getaway