The G3Wire- November 19, 2021

Nevada’s 33rd Special Session adjourned Sine Die on Tuesday. The Senate voted to approve the redistricting maps along party lines. The Assembly amended the maps and voted to approve, Assemblyman Flores voting against them with the Assembly Republicans. The amended maps included consideration for 1,800 last known addresses for prisoners and tribal boundaries. 

The approved AB1 and SB1 were signed by Governor Sisolak who released the following statement:

“After a thoughtful, efficient and productive session, I am proud to sign these bills into law today. These maps reflect Nevada’s diversity and reflect public feedback gathered throughout the legislative process. I want to thank members of the Nevada Legislature, including Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro and Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson, for their partnership in this process.” 

News from the Governor’s Office

Nevada adds jobs in October; Unemployment rate falls

Governor Sisolak issues statement on the signing of Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Federal Updates

Cortez Masto Introduces REMOTE Act to Protect VA Benefits for Student Veterans

Cortez Masto’s Legislation to Protect the Ruby Mountains Advances

Cortez Masto’s Legislation to Protect Lake Tahoe Clears Key Committee Hurdle

Senate Passes Rosen’s Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing November as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

Rosen, Colleagues Lead Bipartisan Bill to Grow and Support the Infectious Disease and Pandemic Preparedness Workforce

Rosen Files Eight Amendments to Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act

Senator Jacky Rosen Applauds Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Becoming Law, Attends White House Bill Signing for Historic Bipartisan Package

Rep. Titus Statement On House Passage Of Build Back Better Act

Rep. Titus Celebrates House Passage Of Translate Act

Congressman Horsford Votes to Pass the Build Back Better Act and Create a Stronger, Healthier, and Safer Future for Nevada

Ahead of House Vote on Build Back Better Act, Congressman Horsford Highlights Key Provisions He Authored on Prescription Drug Pricing, Job Creation, Health Care, Climate Action, and Community Safety

Reps. Lee, Steel Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Telehealth Access

State Agency and Local Government Updates

DETR: Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Has Balance and Earning Interest

DHHS: COVID-19 booster doses now available for all Nevadans

Attorney General Ford Announces Guilty Plea of Las Vegas Man Charged with Voter Fraud

DOE: Nevada’s 2021 Graduation Rate Remains Above 80 Percent Five Years in a Row

CCSD Board of School Trustees Recap

Articles of Interest

Democrat Julia Ratti resigns from Sparks Senate seat; cites move (NV Independent)

Clark County School Board reverses its decision to terminate Jara (NV Independent)

Moratorium staved off rush of foreclosures, new state data shows (NV Independent)

Jara comments on termination reversal but doesn’t say he’ll stay at CCSD (LVRJ)

Casino rule change would allow cashless gambling minus in-person ID check (NV Current)

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