The G3Wire- September 1, 2023

Nevada is home to several yearly festivals and events, and the coming years are bringing new events that promise to boost visitation and revenue to the state. A look ahead:

Life is Beautiful (festival): Sept. 22-24, 2023

First Raiders Home Game: Sept. 24, 2023

iHeart Radio Music Festival: Sept. 22-23, 2023

Formula 1: Nov. 16-18, 2023

National Finals Rodeo: Dec. 7-16, 2023

Super Bowl LVIII: Feb. 11, 2024

Electric Daisy Carnival: May 17-19, 2024

Burning Man: Aug. 25- Sept. 2, 2024

Federal Updates

Cortez Masto Highlights Efforts to Protect Nevada Workers During Extreme Heat

Cortez Masto, Rosen, Feinstein, Padilla Advocate for Reno to Receive Upgraded Aircraft for Firefighting Efforts

Cortez Masto & Las Vegas Metro Police Discuss Joint Efforts to Crack Down on Xylazine, Fentanyl

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce More than $4.4 Million to Increase Affordable Housing for Reno-Sparks Indian Colony

Thanks to Rosen-Backed Law, Medicare Announces First Step Towards Negotiating for Lower Prescription Drug Prices

In Las Vegas, Senator Rosen Leads Tourism Subcommittee Field Hearing on the Economic Impacts of Sports & Entertainment Events 

Congresswoman Lee Hosts Water Conservation Summit, Announces a Total of $63 Million for Nevada Projects from the Bureau of Reclamation

State Agency and Local Government Updates

DHHS: Nevada Early Care and Education Workforce Framework Published

DHHS: Nevada Unifies EMS Standards with Assembly Bill 158

Nevada Transportation Authority Appoints David Rickert as Deputy Commissioner

GOED: SSBCI Venture Capital Program activity reaches $2 Million in total year-to-date investments

Gaming Control Board: July 2023 Nevada Gaming Revenues and Collections 

LAS Served Nearly 4.95 Million Passengers in July  

CCSD Board Of School Trustees Meeting Recap

CCSD To Spend SB 231 Funds For Staff Salary Increases

Articles of Interest

Facing a nursing ‘crisis,’ Nevada lawmakers invested $20 million for nursing schools (NV Independent)

Nevada casinos set a single-month revenue record of $1.4B during July (NV Independent)

Indy Gaming: As $2.3B Sphere nears completion, developers say ‘the investment is warranted’ (NV Independent)

Nevada inches closer to opening cannabis lounges as 3 more conditional licenses awarded (NV Independent)

Sabra Smith Newby to leave Legislature if appointed to City of Las Vegas job (NV Independent)

White House estimates 60,000 Nevadans will save from drug price negotiations (NV Current) 

Governor confirms ‘initial conversations’ between his office, CCSD, teachers union (NV Current)

Powered by Solar and Wind, This $10B Transmission Line Will Carry More Energy Than the Hoover Dam (US News and World Report)

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