The G3Wire- September 2, 2022

As we get closer to Nevada’s 82nd Legislative Session, the Interim Committees are finishing their work and starting to finalize their recommendations and Bill Draft Requests. The 2021 Nevada Legislature passed AB443, Legislation that changed the way the Legislature operates between Sessions: Joint Interim Standing Committees that parallel the standing committees established by the Legislature during its regular biennial sessions.

As of this week, these committees have finished their Interim work and submitted final recommendations:

Joint Interim Standing Committee on Commerce and Labor– Work Session Document

Joint Interim Standing Committee on Education– Work Session Document

Joint Interim Standing Committee on Growth and Infrastructure– Summary of Recommendations

Joint Interim Standing Committee on Health and Human Services- Summary of Recommendations

Joint Interim Standing Committee on Judiciary- Work Session Document

Joint Interim Standing Committee on Legislative Operations and Elections- Work Session Document

Joint Interim Standing Committee on Natural Resources- Summary of Recommendations

Federal Updates

Cortez Masto Announces Release of First Report Required by Her Law to Help Reduce Law Enforcement Suicides

Cortez Masto Joins AAPI Community Leaders in Las Vegas to Discuss How the Inflation Reduction Act Will Lower Costs for Nevadans

In Response to Calls From Cortez Masto, Federal Housing Finance Agency Announces Necessary Review of Federal Home Loan Bank System

Rosen Applauds More Than $4.5 Million in Federal Funding She Fought for to Upgrade and Improve Nevada’s Unemployment Insurance System

Rep. Titus Announces $8.5 Million For Endangered Species Recovery And Conservation At Lake Mead

Rep. Titus Announces $16.4 Million To Harry Reid International For Zero Emissions And Infrastructure Projects

Titus Calls On NIH To Curb The Use Of Primates In Research

Updates from the Governor’s Office

Governor Sisolak Signs Emergency Regulation to Address Educator Workforce Shortages

Governor Steve Sisolak tours Western Nevada College, discusses programs funded by the State

In a first for Nevada, Governor Steve Sisolak proclaims August 29 as “Environmental Justice Day”

Governor Sisolak, Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada announce $18 million award to expand Internet access to Nevada Tribal Communities

State Agency and Local Government Updates

State of Nevada Shines Purple and Turquoise for Suicide Prevention Week

Attorney General Ford Announces First Meeting of COSSAP Grant Partners and Subaward Sites to Discuss Project Rollout

Secretary of State Cegavske Announces September as National Voter Registration Month

GOED: More Than 40 Nevada-Based Startups Will Receive Federal SSBC Matching Funds Alongside StartupNV Investments 

CCSD Employees To Receive First Installment Of Retention Bonuses

Articles of Interest

Quirks of cannabis tax formula mean heavy burden for Nevada cultivators as prices drop (NV Independent)

Question 3, open primaries and ranked-choice voting (NV Independent)

What does Question 2 on the 2022 Nevada ballot do about minimum wage? (NV Independent)

What is Question 1 on the 2022 Nevada ballot, or the Equal Rights Amendment? (NV Independent)

The tug-of-war over mining tax revenue for education (NV Independent)

$19M in grants to go to 11 tribes in Nevada for high-speed internet (LVRJ)

Scorching heat wave to test people, power systems (LVRJ)

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