State lawmakers approve funding for Vegas stadium to lure Raiders

Founded in Oakland, the Raiders moved to Los Angeles from 1982 through 1994 and then back to Oakland from 1995 until the presentThe Oakland Raiders’ possible move to Las Vegas looked a step closer Friday after Nevada state lawmakers approved legislation aimed at helping finance a 65,000-seat domed stadium for the NFL club. A supermajority of Nevada lawmakers pushed through the legislation raising the hotel room tax in Clark County — where Las Vegas is located — and Nevada governor Brian Sandoval will sign the bill in Las Vegas on Monday.

Share this article