Daily Update- September 11, 2020 Honoring 9/11, DMV Extensions

Today, by executive order, Governor Sisolak ordered the flags of the United States and the State of Nevada to be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and state public buildings and grounds for the entire day on Friday, September 11, 2020 in honor of those that lost their lives on September 11, 2001. The order can be read HERE.

This week, Governor Sisolak directed an additional extension for non-commercial driver’s licenses, identification cards, non-commercial instruction permits, and Driver Authorization Cards. These licenses, permits, and IDs with an expiration date of March 12, 2020, or later have been extended for an additional 60 days from September 14 through November 12, 2020. The existing extension is set to expire this Sunday, September 13. A one-year extension for drivers age 65 and older remains in effect. More information can be found HERE.

The weekly COVID-19 Situation Report is HERE.

Federal Updates

Cortez Masto Cosponsors Legislation to Honor Nevadan Tyrone Woods, Victims of the Benghazi Terrorist Attack

Cortez Masto Joins Food Bank of Northern Nevada to Combat Hunger

Cortez Masto Announces Grant Funding to Support Mental Health Programs for Law Enforcement

Rosen Co-Sponsors Legislation to Support Millions of Americans Who Have Lost Health Insurance During Coronavirus Pandemic

Rosen Statement on News of Diplomatic Relations Between Israel and Bahrain

Rosen Statement Commemorating 19th Anniversary of September 11th

Congressman Steven Horsford Releases a Statement on the 19th Anniversary of the September 11 Attacks

Congressman Steven Horsford Considers Renewal of Caribbean Trade Policy

Rep. Susie Lee Honors Victims, First Responders on Anniversary of Sept. 11 Terror Attacks

Rep. Lee Examines Sec. Betsy DeVos’s Rollback of Protections for LGBTQ+ Students

Agency and Local Government Updates

DETR- Nevada approved for Federal Lost Wages Assistance benefits

DETR- Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation and Alorica announce transition of call center to the State

Attorney General Ford Announces Sentencing of Defendants in High Desert State Prison Murder Case

NSHE Board of Regents Receives Institutional Metrics for UNR, WNC

City of Reno announces new CARES relief programs


Case of MIS-C reported in Washoe County 

Articles of Interest

Former federal public defender on a settlement aimed at getting defendants a fair shake in Nevada’s smallest counties (NV Indy)

Trump to rally supporters at Douglas County airport after earlier event scuttled by Reno airport officials (NV Indy)

Exploring, through data, COVID-19 in Nevada and beyond (NV Indy)

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