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The Griffin Company’s approach to public policy and government affairs consulting is firmly rooted in the concepts of honesty, trust, and integrity. This is the foundation upon which meaningful and lasting relationships are built and from which effective communication may occur with policymakers. A framework is then in place for the education and advancement of client issues.
The complexity of today’s issues often dictates that concerns do not fall neatly within the jurisdictional boundaries of local, state or federal governments. More often than not, client issues affect and are affected by rules and regulations of various levels of government. Likewise, the politics associated with the relevant policymakers often spill over their jurisdictional boundaries. Consequently, a complete government affairs practice must be able to effectively navigate through all levels of government, both with the laws and regulations as well as with an understanding of and sensitivity to the politics associated with each issue. The Griffin Company provides clients with the breadth of experience – local, state, and federal – that enables a comprehensive approach integrating policy and relationships at all levels of government.
The firm takes pride in being the only Nevada law firm specializing in political law. The firm guides clients through the increasingly complex array of laws governing the political process and government relations, and places a particular emphasis on ballot initiatives, state and local administrative procedures, election law, campaign finance, constitutional law, and related litigation. The firm understands the politics of legislative and administrative legal processes, and where, when, and how to advocate for the firm's clients’ interests to secure the ideal outcome.
Clients often include corporations, trade associations, political groups, PACs, and individuals looking for legal advice. All clients can expect expert guidance based on the unparalleled experience and unique knowledge possessed by the law firm.
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With roots in Nevada dating prior to statehood in 1864, the partners of the Griffin Company have reputations and relationships across the state that enable them to provide unparalleled service and results to their clients.
The measure of our success is simple: we consistently deliver.
As a result, our clients continue to choose us year after year.
This week, Governor Sisolak was busy signing legislation. Some of the highlights are below, and the full lists of the status of bills can be found here: Bills Signed by the Governor Bills in the Governor’s Office Accessible & Secure Elections Legislation Assembly Bill 121: Improves voting access for those with a disability or overseas […]Read Full Article
While this session looked different from any other, the las week of session brought the same push towards sine die that we are used to. Here are some of the big bills that were passed in the final days: AB341: Revises provisions relating to cannabis. (BDR 56-583) AB341 authorizes marijuana consumption lounges and solves the problem that […]Read Full Article
Friday was the second house committee deadline, and over the course of the week, over 120 bills were passed out of committee. The next major deadine is this Friday, May 21st, where bills must pass out of their second house. On Thursday, Governor Sisolak announced that an effort to repeal the state’s death penalty, AB395, had “no path […]Read Full Article
The Economic Forum met this week to make its final budget projections for the upcoming biennium. This forecast is the final official revenue estimate that is used by the Legislature in balancing General Fund appropriations with projected General Fund revenues for each biennial budget period. Comparisons with the December report show much more optimism in the […]Read Full Article
This week, the Economic Forum’s Technical Advisory Committee met and found that the legislature will likely have at least $80.4 million more in tax revenue to spend over the upcoming budget cycle than originally anticipated. The TAC does projections on the “minor” revenue sources, while the Economic Forum, which will be meeting on Tuesday, projects the major sources: […]Read Full Article
This week in the Nevada Legislature, most committees were cancelled and the focus was on floor sessions as the first house passage deadline approaches (April 20th). In the past five days, almost 160 bills and resolutions received floor votes in their house of origin. This week we also saw the (very limited) opening of the […]Read Full Article
Bill Hearing Highlights AB97 AB97, a bill that would both create a work group to assist with federal studies on PFOS chemicals in drinking water as well as assist with clean up efforts on military bases throughout the state due to the high levels of the toxin in equipment, was heard by the Assembly Committee […]Read Full Article
Bill Hearing Highlights AB28 AB28 restores the inverse preference for businesses that want to come to Nevada. Vendors that receive a preference in their home state will receive a penalty to their Nevada score by the same amount. This was in place from 2003-2009 but was removed when a preference for businesses owned by disabled […]Read Full Article
Bill Highlight: AB110 This week, Governor Sisolak signed into law AB110, The Lobbying Disclosure and Regulation Act. Due to the uniqueness and virtual nature of this legislative session, this bill outlines the registration process for lobbyists as well as defines who qualifies as a lobbyist. Under the Act, a person is a “lobbyist” and subject to […]Read Full Article
Presentations Department of Conservation and Natural Resources On March 11, the Senate Committee on Finance and the Assembly Committee on Ways and Means held a joint session in which they heard budget hearings from various divisions within the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. These included the Division of Water Resources, the Division of Forestry […]Read Full Article
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Solar Coalition Submits Double The Number of Signatures Needed to Get Referendum on Ballot
ReviewJournal.com | June 21, 2016
Supporters of a Move to Repeal Nevada’s New Commerce Tax Not Ready to Quit
ReviewJournal.com | May 12, 2016
Switch Plans Massive $1 Billion SUPERNAP Data Center in Reno
DataCenterKnowledge.com | January 15, 2015
From the majestic Lake Tahoe to the world's gaming capital, we represent clients’ legislative, regulatory, policy and political interests throughout the State of Nevada.
With teams throughout the region, the partners of the Griffin Company are able to provide clients service at both ends of the state.
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