Category Archives: Governor Sisolak

Today, Governor Sisolak released a detailed look at federal funding that has flowed into Nevada so far to help battle the COVID-19 pandemic.  Federal funding has been distributed throughout Nevada from the CARES Act to address public health needs and to fund state and local government programs for children, families, seniors, law enforcement and health care providers.    […]

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 in a late notice press conference, Governor Sisolak announced that bars in certain Nevada counties must close as of 11:59 p.m. Friday, July 10, to help stem the spread of COVID-19 in Nevada.  The State Department of Health and Human Services is currently confirming the criteria that would designate a county in Nevada as a hotspot. Tomorrow, the Governor will release […]

Today, Governor Sisolak issued the formal proclamation to call the Nevada Legislature into a special session beginning on Wednesday, July 8 at 9 a.m. to address the budget shortfall. This will be the 31st Special Session in Nevada’s history. The proclamation by the Governor sets the agenda for the session and limits the business that may be considered by lawmakers […]

Today, Governor Sisolak released the Nevada COVID-19 Fiscal Report and details about the Fiscal Year 2021 budget ahead of the Nevada Legislative Special Session, which is planned for Wednesday, July 8.   The proposals submitted to the legislature include, but are not limited to:  Over $500 million in reductions to agency budgets  Reductions in one-time appropriations   Reversions from the IFC restricted contingency funds  Transfers from other funds to […]

Today, Governor Sisolak announced that he is planning to begin a special session to address the State’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget on Wednesday, July 8. The planned date of the session was determined after coordinating with legislative leadership.  From today’s press release: “The formal proclamation to convene a special session of the Nevada State Legislature will be issued by the Governor’s Office at a later date. The […]

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 […]

Today, Governor Sisolak signed Emergency Directive 025, which will gradually lift the moratorium on evictions. He urged landlords and tenants to work together and collaborate on repayment plans.  Directive 025 lifts the moratorium on evictions and foreclosures imposed by Directive 008 in phases by allowing residential evictions and foreclosures to resume in full on September 1 for non-payment of rents and no cause evictions. Late fees or penalties […]

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 […]