Category Archives: Governor Sisolak

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, the COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force, chaired by Nevada COVID-19 Response Director Caleb Cage, met with six counties that have been flagged for having an elevated risk of transmission of COVID-19. Based on data provided this morning by the Department of Health and Human Services, three counties are no longer meeting two of the […]

Today, Governor Sisolak signed an emergency regulation to support widespread immunization efforts to help the State prepare for a potential COVID-19 vaccine. The regulation, approved and requested by the Nevada State Board of Pharmacy, authorizes pharmaceutical technicians with appropriate training to administer immunizations under the direct supervision of a pharmacist. This emergency regulation will allow pharmacies to meet the increased […]

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 issued the following statement in response to the White House denying the State’s request to have the federal government fully fund the Nevada National Guard’s COVID-19 response efforts through the end of the year.   “There is no rational justification for providing some states full federal funding for the Guard and denying a state like Nevada, […]

Today, Governor Sisolak signed two proclamations related to suicide prevention in the State of Nevada. The first proclamation declares September 2020 as suicide prevention month in Nevada. Additionally, Governor Sisolak signed the PREVENTS proclamation, committing Nevada’s full support for the implementation of the PREVENTS ‘Roadmap’ to help identify veterans and other residents in need of care; develop […]

Today, Governor Sisolak held a press conference to review the past six months and give an update on COVID-19. He gave a clarification to a past directive and stated that countertop dining in Clark County is allowed, but countertop gaming still is prohibited. The Governor noted that his staff will continue to look at what […]

Today, Governor Sisolak announced 19 appointments made to State of Nevada boards, commissions, and agencies during the month of August. The new appointments can be seen HERE. Federal Updates Virtual Nevada Tour 2020: Cortez Masto Hosts Virtual Behavioral Health Roundtable With Organizations Supporting Nevadans Cortez Masto Applauds $18 Million in Grants for Nevadans’ Health Rosen Joins […]

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 […]