March 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);3/16/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 11, pP21
This section offers news briefs on the state of the economy in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tax collections from gaming percentage fees dropped by 50% from 2008 to 2009. A 20% decline in the number of conventions and meetings was reported by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority after it compared figures for 2008 and 2009. The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reports that January 2009 showed the largest employment decline in the leisure and hospitality sector.


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