Category Archives: Businesses

Today, Governor Steve Sisolak released his Phase 2 reopening Directive 021 in to accompany Tuesday night’s announcement. The directive is set to expire on June 30, 2020. All prior directives referenced remain in effect through the end of June. Directive 021 also allows for Nevada’s gaming establishments to open as of June 4, 2020. Phase 2 begins tomorrow.  Two guidance documents […]

Today, the Committee to Conduct an Interim Study of the Requirements for Reapportionment and Redistricting in Nevada met to discuss the upcoming redistricting. There were reports from the state demographer, Board of Regents, Census staff, and LCB staff. Due to COVID-19, census activities have been delayed, and this in turn delays reporting to the Legislature. […]

Governor Sisolak was scheduled to give a press conference this evening regarding Phase 2, but cancelled about an hour before it was scheduled. He was exposed to the virus, and while he is exhibiting no symptoms, decided to cancel out of an abundance of caution. He did release his prepared statements and announced that Phase 2 […]

Today, Governor Sisolak announced he will hold a press conference on Tuesday, May 26, to discuss the next phase in Nevada’s reopening plan, as outlined in Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery. If Nevada’s COVID-19 data continues to reflect positive or consistent trends through the Memorial Day Weekend, the Governor will announce a Phase 2 reopening date at the […]

The Interim Healthcare Committee met today. They had a COVID themed agenda and with presentations from the state. As of this morning, 107,166 tests have been administered and we are at about 3,990 new tests a day and working to do more community wide tests. 110 new positive cases a day being reported to the state […]

Today Governor Sisolak held a short meeting of the Board of Examiners and approved pulling roughly $400 million out of the reserve “Rainy Day” account to help with the state’s budget shortfall. There was no additional discussion, other than to confirm that about $120 million would be left in the account DETR announced today that […]

Today, Governor Sisolak continued the waiver for work search requirement for unemployment claims. He stated in his press release that although some businesses are beginning to open up, the unemployment rate continues to rise and many Nevadans are still in need of financial assistance.

Governor Steve Sisolak declared a state of fiscal emergency in Nevada due to COVID-19. According to a press release from the Governor’s Office, “Nevada is estimating a significant shortfall of State General Fund revenue with joint estimates from the Governor’s Finance Office and Legislative Counsel Bureau-Fiscal Division ranging from $741 million to $911 million for […]

Per directive from the Governor, all state agencies are closed to the public but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t still offering services. Below is a guide with what some of the Nevada state agencies are doing, services they are still providing, and resources they are offering. Business and Industry: On March 17, 2020,The Department […]

Today, the Nevada Health Response Center, in coordination with the Local Empowerment Advisory Panel (LEAP), released industry-specific guidance for Phase 1 reopening, in alignment with the Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery. The guidance covers a wide-range of industries and was developed by the Local Empowerment Advisory Panel (LEAP) in conjunction with the Governor’s Office, public […]