Category Archives: Businesses

Along with extensive coverage and analysis of last Sunday’s Super Bowl LVIII, the Cannabis industry was featured heavily in the news this week in Nevada with the newly appointed Executive Director of the Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB), Jimmy Humm, touting his pro-business approach to regulating the industry, the Governor’s appointment of a new CCB Board […]

Coverage of elections and of course the Super Bowl continues to dominate the headlines this week.  Other notable news was lawmakers approving approximately   $56 million to fund additional raises for teachers and support staff at seven school districts, renewable energy production in Nevada and its critical role in helping the nation get to zero carbon […]

Election news is dominating the headlines this week as Nevadans head to primary polls and caucuses to support the presidential candidate they want to represent their party on Election Day in November. Nevada casinos shatter revenue record, bringing in $15.5 billion in 2023. The State Supreme Court ruled that Nevada’s top water official has the authority […]

Vice President Kamala Harris and former President Donald Trump will be visiting Las Vegas tomorrow, January 27th, for separate campaign events in Clark County.  Governor Lombardo announced exciting news from the Office of Economic Development with incredible investments in Nevada, OSHA’s 2024 workplace safety violation penalties increase in accordance with federal adjustment for inflation, a […]

January 5, 2024 Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season. Nevada is off to busy start in 2024 with new staff announcements at the Governor’s Office, over 80 new laws taking effect, filing for judicial candidates has begun, and new election announcements are coming out almost daily. We are looking forward […]

December 15, 2023 This week’s political news includes more coverage of the Attorney General’s prosecution of the “fake electors” from the 2020 Presidential Election, legal actions related to multiple initiative petition efforts, President Biden in Nevada talking about a much-anticipated high-speed rail project, continued conflict over education spending in Clark County, and many more 2024 […]

The Griffin Company hopes everybody enjoyed the Thanksgiving holiday! This week we saw more positive economic development news, continued updates for the 2024 election cycle including more candidate announcements and endorsements, and another Superintendent departure for the Washoe County School District.  Weekly updates and more below! Days until: Updates from the Governor’s Office ICYMI: Governor Joe […]

Snapshot of Nevada’s Economy (via The Nevada Independent) Federal Updates Senators Cortez Masto and Rosen Announce Grant Funding for Tribal Communities in Nevada Cortez Masto and Local Law Enforcement Discuss Efforts to Combat Illegal Drug Activity Rosen Statement on First Anniversary of the Inflation Reduction Act Being Signed Into Law Updates from the Governor’s Office […]

This week, the Economic Forum met to hear presentations that will help them forecast the General Fund revenues at their December meeting. The Economic Forum is a state-appointed panel of private sector business experts who provide forecasts of tax revenue streams that are used to determine the state’s budget. According to the Legislative Counsel Bureau’s fiscal […]

Election News On the trail: Can a Democratic senator find rural support in 2022?  (NV Independent) On the Record: Ellen Spiegel wants to collect debts, help aspiring business owners as controller (NV Independent) Lombardo prioritizes school safety, Read by Grade 3 in plan for education (NV Independent) Fiore started business with ex-councilman who resigned over […]