Daily Update- August 11, 2020 SB4 Signed

Today, Governor Sisolak, joined virtually by stakeholders and community supporters, signed Senate Bill 4, an act relating to public health geared towards worker safety. Governor Sisolak was joined, virtually, at the signing by Geoconda Argüello-Kline, the Secretary-Treasurer of the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, Bill Hornbuckle, CEO and President MGM Resorts, and Irma Fernandez, daughter of Adolfo Fernandez, a utility porter and namesake of the bill, who tragically passed after contracting COVID-19. The press release and the Governor’s full comments can be found HERE.

Today’s COVID-19 press bulletin is HERE.

Agency and Local Government Updates

Attorney General Ford Urges Congress to Pass Legislation Protecting Senior Victims of Fraud

NDOT Awards $17 Million U.S. Highway 95 Improvement Project in Nye County

Articles of Interest

As behavioral health budgets are slashed, advocates in recovery hope to make addiction and mental health services a voting issue (NV Indy)

CCSD Board of Trustees to discuss purchasing $6.6M in internet services at Thursday meeting (8 News Now)

Nevada utilities plan to resume nonpayment service shutoffs (KTNV)

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