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Special Session Testimony by Kristin McMillan, President and CEO, Metro Chamber

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Kristin McMillan

Good Afternoon, for the record, Kristin McMillan, President and CEO of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Thank you for the honor to speak to this body today as we discuss these unique opportunities before us that will set a new upward economic trajectory for our state.

Stadium, convention center investments make sense

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Kristin McMillan

This week, the Legislature will consider approving an investment of hotel room tax dollars into two world-class tourism infrastructure projects that will strengthen and diversify the array of our core economic assets — the expansion and renovation of the Las Vegas Convention Center and the construction of an NFL-ready stadium that will also give the UNLV Rebels a mu

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Frank Luntz has the election blues

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Steve Sebelius

Frank Luntz isn’t happy these days.

The Republican pollster, wordsmith and election guru has been criss-crossing the country, meeting with focus groups and seeing firsthand how little America likes its choices for president of the United States.

“This campaign is rough for me,” Luntz said today, before addressing an “Eggs & Issues” breakfast sponsored by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce at The Orleans hotel-casino. “It’s not what I expected. It’s not what I want.”

Heller predicts new move to build Yucca Mountain after Reid retires

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Colton Lochhead

U.S. Sen. Dean Heller thinks there will be a new effort to kick-start the Yucca Mountain Project after one of its most powerful and outspoken opponents, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, leaves office at the end of the year.

Heller, speaking at a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday, said some members of Congress see the Nevadan’s exit as an opportunity to build the high-level nuclear waste repository in Nevada, 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

Experts urge Las Vegas business leaders to take cybersecurity seriously

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Las Vegas Review-Journal

How does cybersecurity affect businesses big and small?

That’s the question security experts discussed with local business leaders Friday, one day before the Black Hat information security conference at the Mandalay Bay.

Cara Clarke, associate vice president of communications for the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, which hosted the event, said cybersecurity had become a more important issue for the organization in the past five years.

Metro Chamber Applauds Decision to Grant Las Vegas NHL Expansion Team

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Las Vegas - The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce applauds the decision by the National Hockey League to grant an expansion team to Las Vegas, and is issuing the following sta