Category Archives: DETR

This week, Governor Sisolak was busy signing legislation. Some of the highlights are below, and the full lists of the status of bills can be found here:  Bills Signed by the Governor Bills in the Governor’s Office Accessible & Secure Elections Legislation  Assembly Bill 121: Improves voting access for those with a disability or overseas […]

The second week of the 81st Session of the Nevada Legislature brought more agency presentations, budgets, and a few bill hearings. A few highlights from the week: AB106 AB106 was introduced and moved quickly through the process. It was signed Friday morning by Governor Sisolak. The measure provides an additional $50 million for small businesses […]

The full address may be seen here: The State of the State Governor Sisolak began by reviewing the highlights of the last Legislative session: Provided raises to teachers and funding for schools Ended surprise emergency room billing Outlawed dropping those with pre-existing conditions from insurance programs Implemented climate strategy Lowered unemployment  He then went over […]

The Nevada COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force met today and discussed updates from their respective agencies and departments.  All counties in Nevada, with the exception of Storey County, were flagged for elevated disease transmission this week. All flagged counties met the criteria of a high case rate per 100,000 and had a high test […]

Federal Updates Can the Biden administration deliver on its message of a new hope for immigrants in the U.S.? (NV Indy) On Small Business Saturday, Rosen Announces Initiative to Highlight Nevada Small Businesses House Passes the National Apprenticeship Act and Includes Horsford Racial and Gender Equity Amendment Agency and Local Government Updates Today’s COVID-19 Press […]

The Nevada COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force met with nine counties flagged for having an elevated risk of transmission of COVID-19.  Carson City, Clark, Elko, Humboldt, Lincoln, Lyon, Nye and Washoe counties’ plans were previously approved by the Task Force. Douglas County presented their assessment and plan to the Task Force for the first […]

Nevada is still counting ballots…here are the most recent numbers: Presidential Race Joe Biden [D] Donald Trump [R] 50.22% 47.51% 670,344 634,158 Difference 36,186 Congressional District 3 Susie Lee [D] Dan Rodimer [R] 49.20% 45.43% 194,085 179,219 Difference  14,866 Congressional District 4 Steven Horsford [D] Jim Marchant [R] 50.78% 45.86% 159,865 144,376 Difference  15,489 Senate […]

Today, Governor Sisolak announced that the Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation is the recipient of a $13 million federal grant to support short-term job training programs to help prepare unemployed and underemployed individuals for in-demand occupations in Nevada.  This funding comes as part of available CARES act funding. The funding will bring the opportunity to offer expanded, […]

Today, by executive order, Governor Sisolak ordered the flags of the United States and the State of Nevada to be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and state public buildings and grounds for the entire day on Friday, September 11, 2020 in honor of those that lost their lives on September 11, 2001. The order can be […]

Today, Governor Sisolak announced a 45-day extension to the State’s residential eviction moratorium to allow for the counties to pay out short-term rental assistance to landlords, provide the courts more time to implement the newly-created residential eviction mediation program and develop electronic filing options, and allow the State to continue making progress on reducing the backlog of unemployment claims. The new directive is not yet posted, but will be HERE when available. Thunderbirds fly over Las Vegas […]