Daily Update- October 15, 2020 Economic Forum, Early Voting

The Economic Forum held a meeting today where they heard several presentations on the state of the economy in Nevada. The information is intended to help the forum when they start making their revenue projections in the coming months. Most of the presentations centered around how COVID-19 has impacted the state, programs that are available to residents and businesses, insurance, and tourism. They also presented a history of projections over the past 20 years as well as comparisons of what last year’s projections were with actual numbers. Meeting materials with all of the presentations can be found HERE.

Voting has begun! The Nevada Secretary of State has started releasing information regarding returned ballots, and in person early voting starts this weekend. So far, the percent of total returned ballots is 54.41% Democrat, 23.29% Republican, and 22.31% Other.


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Election News

Board of Regents candidates from the education realm face off against outsiders who think the board needs a new perspective (NV Indy)

In six-figure ad buy, Horsford targets Republican challenger Marchant on ACA repeal, pre-existing conditions (NV Indy)

Koch-backed groups targeting key legislative races, congressional seat in final weeks of election (NV Indy)

President Trump to hold Nevada rally on Sunday (LVRJ)

Agency and Local Government Updates

Nevada Health Response issues updated guidance for live vocal performers

Nevada Health Response updates COVID-19 dashboard to better follow trends, inform public

Governor’s Office completes quarantine without identifying additional COVID-19 cases, returns to regular office service

DETR set to send out ineligibility determinations in the PUA system over the next three weeks

Secretary Cegavske Announces the 2020 Student Mock Election is Underway


Reno City Council Highlights

Articles of Interest

With state eviction order lifting, what protections do tenants have and how can they use them? (NV Indy)

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