Category Archives: Clark County

Today the Nevada Health Response Team identified eight Nevada counties flagged for having an elevated disease transmission risk, marked by meeting two or more of the criteria laid out in the State’s Road to Recovery: Moving to a New Normal plan. Counties meeting two or more of the criteria as of August 6 include: Carson City, Clark, […]

Today, Governor Sisolak issued a statement in response to the Senate GOP COVID-19 proposal, which does not include any flexible funding for state and local governments. His comments are below: “Since early May, I have been advocating for additional flexible funding from the federal government to help State and local governments backfill the budget shortfalls and […]

Las Vegas City Manager Scott Adams gave a report during the City Council meeting today to go over parts of the COVID-19 recovery.  Since the White House designated Clark County as a red zone, he has asked for more enforcement out in the community regarding how businesses are complying with the Governor’s mandates. This includes wearing […]

Yesterday evening, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced bars, pubs, taverns, distilleries, breweries, and wineries that don’t serve food in certain Nevada counties must close effective 11:59 p.m. today to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the State. Today, the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced the elevated disease transmission criteria for determining whether a county must revert back to […]

Today was the first of a daily call scheduled for the media with Caleb Cage, the State of Nevada COVID-19 Response Director and Julia Peek, Deputy Administrator of Community Health Services to provide updates and context regarding COVID-19 information in Nevada. Mr. Cage noted that part of the recent uptick in positive numbers is due to […]

Clark County School District posted documents today that outline a possible plan for reopening schools for the coming school year. It proposes having students attend face-to-face two days a week, and online three days a week. There would also be an option for full-time distance learning. These options will be discussed at the Board of […]

The Interim Finance Committee met today to discuss Governor Sisolak’s plan to cover the $812 million deficit in the state’s budget. It includes about $88 million in cuts to state agencies and one- time appropriations. More details will be heard about the plan at the next IFC meeting that is scheduled for June 25th.  The initial […]

Governor Sisolak made several announcements today. The first was the distribution of CARES Act funding to local governments to assist with COVID-19 expenses. The funds will help counties and cities recuperate expenses already incurred related to the COVID-19 pandemic and will help pay for eligible expenses going forward as the State continues to recover from the impacts of this pandemic.   The full press release can be […]

We will post an update with the primary results as soon as we have more information…Full results are expected June 19th. Official results are posted here when available: https://silverstateelection.nv.gov Today, Governor Sisolak released details of the State’s plans to address the Fiscal Year 2020 budget shortfall. From the press release: “Working with state agencies to identify options to address the shortfall, the Governor’s Finance […]