Mayor Oscar Goodman Swears in New Mayor

The now former Mayor of Las Vegas, Oscar Goodman has sworn in the new official Las Vegas Mayor. The new mayor of Las Vegas just happens to also be , Oscar Goodman’s wife, Carolyn Goodman. Talk about keeping it in the family!

Carolyn Goodman became the official Las Vegas Mayor this morning, after taking the oath administered by the now-former Las Vegas Mayor, as well as present husband, Oscar Goodman.

After the ceremony was over, Carolyn Goodman said “‘Wow!’ is what’s going through my head,” and humorously added “I’ve got big shoes to fill, but I’ve flopped around in them in our house for many, many years. I’m very confident.”

Her first task for the day is to get through today’s council meeting. Starting next week, she be with other city officials undergoing Federal Emergency Management Agency training.

After that, Carolyn Goodman wants to focus on the economy, specifically, on jobs. She commented that the economy is pretty tough, and going forward, it’s not going to be an easy road.

She has also said “You have so many people out of work. And of course you have issues with foreclosures, and the homeless. We have so many issues on our plate. I am very, very excited about getting out there and supporting the private industry here and also bringing in new jobs.”

(Quotes from Las Vegas Review –Journal)

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