Judge denies mayor’s motion to dismiss lawsuit

Judge denies mayor’s motion to dismiss lawsuit

From the Las Vegas Optic

SANTA FE — A First Judicial District Court judge rejected a motion filed on behalf of embattled Las Vegas Mayor Tonita Gurule-Giron to dismiss a lawsuit against her.

Judge Bryan Biedscheid denied Friday the motion filed by Gurule-Giron’s attorney Carlos Quiñones. Gurule-Giron was not in the Santa Fe courtroom.The lawsuit, filed in late March by Las Vegas City Councilors David Romero and Barbara Casey, alleges that actions taken by Gurule-Giron are “not in compliance with provisions of the Municipal Charter.”