Live And Local With Kevin Wall 05/02/13: Gamming, Education, And The Gripe Line
CBS LAS VEGAS-Casino mogul Steve Wynn made a rare excursion to Nevada’s capital city to meet with Gov. Brian Sandoval and legislative leaders. Speaking briefly with reporters, Wynn said he wanted to offer his perspective on the casino industry, which he described as having “real serious health problems.” Dave Schwartz, Director of UNLV’s Center for Gaming Research, talks about Steve Wynn’s trip to Carson City and the health of the Las Vegas Strip.
Union’s and other groups have said that Nevada must spend more on the public schools in Nevada. Victor Joeckes, Communications Director for the Nevada Policy Research Institute, talks about what analysis shows little to no correlation between education spending and student achievement. Do you think we should keep paying for the Clark County School District? Callers tell us if we should keep spending money on the Clark County School District.
The Gripe Line