A large chunk of change is coming to Las Vegas to promote and market the town, along with its events.
On Tuesday afternoon, Gov. Susana Martinez announced $40,000 of cooperative marking funds has been awarded to Las Vegas for promotional use. The city of Las Vegas will receive $20,000 and MainStreet de Las Vegas will get the other $20,000. The governor made her announcement at the Plaza Park, along with state Tourism Department Cabinet Secretary Monique Jacobson and Las Vegas Mayor Alfonso Ortiz.