The G3Wire- October 1, 2021

For the second week in a row, as of updates published on September 26, all of Nevada’s counties are showing a high transmission rate.  Throughout the State, all individuals, regardless of vaccination status are required to wear face coverings indoors or while in crowded outdoor settings.  On this week’s state Covid-19 update, the Pfizer booster shot recommendation was discussed. DHHS stated that they will be following the State- specific playbook originally released at the beginning of the year that outlines members of the workforce who are eligible for the booster. DHHS also announced an updated K-12 COVID-19 Dashboard. The full Covid-19 state update can be found HERE.

Updates from the Governor’s Office

Governor Sisolak Wraps Successful Jobs + Workers Week

Nevada Becomes First State in the U.S. to Directly Invest in Educator Projects on DonorsChoose Using Federal Relief Funds

Federal Updates

Cortez Masto Marks Fourth Anniversary of the Route 91 Harvest Festival Attack

Cortez Masto Cosponsors Bipartisan Legislation to Seek Healing for Native Children and Their Communities

Rosen Statement on 4th Anniversary of 1 October

Rosen Helps Introduce Bipartisan Outdoors for All Act to Fund Urban Parks Projects

Following Vote to Avert Government Shutdown, Rosen Calls for Immediate Action to Avoid Default Crisis

Rep. Titus Introduces Bump Stock Ban Ahead Of 1 October Anniversary

Congressman Horsford Marks Four Years Since 1 October Shooting

Congressman Horsford Votes to Prevent Government Shutdown

Congressman Horsford Calls for Answers, Accountability in House Armed Services Committee Hearing on Afghanistan

Rep. Lee Announces Over $560,000 in American Rescue Plan Grants for Health Center Mobile Care Unit in NV-03

State Agency and Local Government Updates

SNHD- Clark County reaches vaccine milestone

DHHS- Members for Advisory Committee for a Resilient Nevada Selected

DHHS-Immigrants Can Now Safely Apply for Medicaid

Division of Insurance announces approved health insurance plans and rates for the individual health insurance market

The Nevada Department of Education Celebrates Staff Appointments to National Boards and Commissions

Chancellor Rose Issues Letter on NSHE COVID-19 Employee Vaccine Requirement

McCarran Serves 3.8 Million Passengers in August

City of Las Vegas: Mayor Says ‘Yes’ To RNC

Articles of Interest

Limits on police use of force, expanded sick leave and CBD for pets among new laws kicking in (NV Independent)

Four years after 1 October, community weighing in on permanent memorial to shooting victims (NV Independent)

Nevada’s billion-dollar gaming revenue streak continues; August results boosted by reopened showrooms and attractions (NV Independent)

Ellen Spiegel joins race for secretary of state (LVRJ)

Homebuilders landing record sales prices in Las Vegas (LVRJ)

Sisolak discusses how ARP money can – and can’t – be spent (NV Current)

Legislature readies itself for redrawing of congressional, state district maps (NV Current)

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