Preview Las Vegas, an economic forecasting event presented by the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, is scheduled for Thursday at the Thomas & Mack Center Cox Pavilion at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
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Southern Nevada lawmakers held the political equivalent of a political pep rally with local government officials Thursday looking forward to the upcoming session of the state Legislature.
But even with broad agreement that southerners need to hang together for their economic and demographic advantages to hold sway in Carson City, there were signs it will take more than pleasantries over coffee and pastries to maintain solidarity.
This morning there was a meeting of the minds with all of Southern Nevada's leaders.
From city and county officials to the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce. Many are calling it a monumental step in the right direction. These elected officials met for a "first of its kind" discussion at UNLV.
"We wanted to have everybody at the table this time. We wanted to have everybody come together collectively, more efficiently, so we could move Southern Nevada forward," said Assemblywoman Marilyn Kirkpatrick.
Las Vegas is making great strides at improving its education system and recruiting new business and preparing leaders for the future, moves that will help the community recover from the worst of economic times, the incoming chairman of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday.
The biggest challenge in the new year is to stay focused and keep up the energy to drive through obstacles that come up, said Jay Barrett, principal of JABarrett Co. financial advisers.
Executives from the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce make their annual trip to Washington, D.C., this week to meet with Nevada lawmakers and federal officials.
Their message: Do whatever it takes to avoid sequestration, the automatic, across-the-board federal budget cuts that would take effect early next year if Congress fails to strike a deal on the federal debt.