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As It Is: Don't mess with the councilman

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By David Giuliani

With the news of assaults suspect Michael Gallegos’ sentencing last week, I couldn’t help but think about his father, Michael Gallegos Sr., who served on the Las Vegas City Council for a decade.

The older man was seen by many as the council’s tough guy, along with sidekick Eugene Romero.

During his terms in office, city employees told me that Gallegos accused them of mad-dogging him. Apparently, Gallegos went to the city manager at the time with the complaint, but the manager declined to take any disciplinary action based on an alleged dirty look.


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