The city of Las Vegas should hire a lobbyist to help it get more money from the state government, a state lawmaker advised local officials last week.
State Rep. Richard Vigil, D-Ribera, said the city should have its lobbyist all year long, not just during legislative sessions.
He said a lobbyist could be especially helpful between annual sessions. That’s when interim committees meet and their members could really gain an understanding of the city’s needs, he said.
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