Nevada Week

Las Vegas Homeless Ordinance

Season 2 Episode 18 | 26m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

After a contentious City Hall meeting that lasted nine hours, Las Vegas City Council passed an ordinance that could fine or jail homeless individuals living on the street when shelter beds are available. In this one-on-one discussion with Kipp Ortenburger, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman defends the ordinance and explains why she believes it is necessary to keep Las Vegas economically sound.

Aired: 11/15/19

Rating: NR

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Nevada Week is a local public television program presented by Vegas PBS.