In southern Nevada, construction crews are building what will be the Oakland Raiders first-ever home stadium. The almost $2 billion Las Vegas Stadium will feature a retractable natural turf field and a glass-dome roof when it opens in time for the 2020 football season.
LAS VEGAS (AP) Officials in Nevada's Clark County have approved the sale of bonds for the construction of the Oakland Raiders' stadium in Las Vegas.
Clark County commissioners voted 6-1 on April 3 in favor of the ordinance authorizing the sale of $750 million in general obligation revenue bonds.
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LAS VEGAS (AP) The Oakland Raiders are one step closer to being able to start building their proposed stadium in Las Vegas after local officials approved the use of the land the team purchased near the city's world-famous casino-resorts.
Commissioners in Nevada's Clark County voted unanimously to approve use permits required for the proposed 65,000-seat stadium.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Operators of the Las Vegas Monorail are pitching a plan to county lawmakers to extend the elevated people-mover closer to the site where a 65,000-seat football stadium could be built. Monorail officials are scheduled Wednesday to ask the Clark County Commission for up to two years to arrange funding to extend the 3.9-mile track about a mile farther down the Strip - from the current end of the line at the MGM Grand resort to the Mandalay Bay.
LAS VEGAS (AP) Nevada's governor signed a bill Oct. 17 clearing the way for a Las Vegas stadium that could be home to the Raiders, although NFL owners still need to approve the team's move from Oakland before Sin City becomes a football town. Republican Gov.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - A plan to build an NFL stadium in Las Vegas and lure the Raiders from Oakland crossed a major hurdle Thursday when a Nevada oversight committee voted unanimously to recommend $750 million in public funding for the project. The Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee recommended raising the hotel tax in the Las Vegas area to help pay for a 65,000-seat domed venue that was promoted and would be partially financed by billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson.