Category Archives: NV Businesses

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 […]

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 […]

This week, Governor Sisolak signed  Emergency Directive 050, which expands the mask exception for large indoor events to now include conventions within counties that have “substantial” or “high” COVID-19 transmission if all attendees are vaccinated.  This policy expansion gives an option for convention organizers to choose between requiring masks indoors for all attendees, regardless of vaccination status, or ensuring that all attendees are vaccinated, […]

Presentations Property Taxes On February 23, Briana Johnson and Dave Dawley, two County Assessors, gave a high-level presentation on property tax to the Senate Committee on Revenue and Economic Development. Following the presentation, Committee members asked many clarifying questions related to the impact of the 2020 economic crisis on property value.  DMV The DMV proposed […]

Today,  Governor Sisolak issued a letter to State and local partners about accelerating infrastructure projects in the State to create immediate jobs for Nevadans.  The letter follows the Governor’s State of the State address last week where he spoke about the need for the State to collaborate with our local partners to find ways to create good […]

Today, Governor Sisolak announced details for a new $20 million grant program aimed at helping small businesses and non-profit organizations that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Pandemic Emergency Technical Support (PETS) grant program makes $20 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds available to small businesses, non-profit organizations, arts and culture organizations, and local Chambers of Commerce […]

Today, Governor Sisolak announced a new emergency directive that addresses large group capacity and several other industry-specific guidelines. He noted that numbers  have been trending in a positive direction, and that has made this possible. The Governor encouraged groups to come to NV instead of states that are lifting restriction, promising that Nevada will be the […]