Category Archives: Gaming Control Board

Election news, of course, is dominating the G3Wire this week. New polling finds President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are in a statistical dead heat in Nevada six months before the November election.  Brightline announced that it has designated Siemens as its preferred bidder to build train sets for the 218-mile rail line […]

April 26, 2024 Nevada nuclear commission is ready to strike back after pro-Yucca hearing in Congress, comments in a House hearing raised fears that Congress may reopen nuclear waste issue after election, and that state needs to be more proactive in fighting it.  Cancer-causing chemicals in Nevada’s water supply might be here to stay. But […]

March 1, 2024 Governor Lombardo was all about education this week, with a statewide education audit, an exercise program for three elementary or middle schools and an announcement of $6 million in funding for Nevada’s Read by Grade 3 Program!  Nevada counties are struggling to find poll workers in a pivotal election year, and Nevada’s […]

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 […]

Nevada is finally seeing some positive statistics in terms of Covid-19. New Covid-19 cases have decreased by 21% since October 8th, similar to the 25% decrease in new cases nationally. Covid-19 deaths decreased 41% between October 10th and 24th, compared to a much smaller 13% decrease nationwide. At the same time, Nevada hospitals are still […]

Yesterday evening, Governor Sisolak held a press conference and asked Nevada residents to voluntarily stay home for two weeks. He did not make this a formal directive, and there are no true guidelines that his office put out. He asked that local governments step up their enforcement of previous dirrectives, that people refrain from meeting […]

Over the weekend, Governor Sisolak issued the following statement after the State surpassed 100,000 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began:  “Almost eight months into this public health crisis, Nevada has surpassed 100,000 COVID-19 cases in our State and we have lost almost 1,800 fellow Nevadans to this virus. We are not rounding the corner in this pandemic.Now is not […]

Special Session began in Carson City today. The Senate heard presentations from the Office of the Governor, Department of Health and Human Services, and Public Works. The Assembly heard presentations from the Office of the Governor, Department of Education, and the Nevada System of Higher Education. The building is closed to everyone except for essential […]

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. […]