Felipe was born in Havana, Cuba in 1957. He immigrated with his family to the United States in 1967, settling in New York City. Felipe is currently a resident of Clark County and has been for fourteen years. Felipe is a graduate of The City College of New York with a B.A. in Political Science. He spent most of his adult life in the financial industry, where he learned the importance of a diversified economy…
1. What should the state government do to create the best education system for the children of Clark County?
The State Government must continue to improve the revenue structure in order to fully fund education. We must also hold those managing the funds accountable for the managing for such. The issue of overcrowding should also be addressed and let’s all make sure that our children have a safe environment where they can come and prepare themselves for an ever-changing and competitive world.
2. What are your short-term and long-term goals for Mesquite, NV?
My short term goal is to reach out to the families of Mesquite and together, work to resolve those issues that require immediate action, i.e. jobs. On a long term goal I like to bring together the elected local officials and ask them to join forces and work together for a strong Mesquite, capable of sustaining itself through new sources of income by adding and diversifying our tax revenue, i.e., new businesses other than gaming.