Today, Governor Sisolak signed SB3 from the 32nd Legislative Special Session related to unemployment insurance and announced a new rapid response effort to address the backlogs remaining within the unemployment insurance systems to be led by Barbara Buckley, Majority Leader of the Assembly from 2001-2007 and Speaker of the Nevada Assembly from 2007-2010. He also announced Elisa Cafferata as the new Acting Director of DETR. She currently serves as the Deputy Administrator of Field Operations Support for the State of Nevada Welfare Division. The efforts of the strike force will focus on getting through the backlog of unemployment insurance applications as well as investigating issues of fraud in the system. The Governor’s full remarks can be found HERE.
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