Category Archives: Las Vegas

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 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 Cannabis Compliance Board held a workshop today to discuss the Boards draft regulations that were released on May 29, 2020 for public input.  The Board accepted public input by email and made changes to the draft regulations according to the input received. The draft regulations are still a work in progress and were not […]

Today the Nevada State Board of Pardons Commissioners passed an amended resolution put forth by member Governor Sisolak in which those convicted of minor marijuana offenses would be pardoned.  Prior to January 1, 2017, the possession of one ounce or less of marijuana was a criminal act that could be charged as a misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, or felony. This resolution extends to […]

The Governor’s Office of Economic Development Executive Board met today. Executive Director Michael Brown noted in his report that the Board has shifted it’s focus from a 5-year growth plan to an 18-month recovery plan. They also approved a WINN program for $2 million that will create a workforce training and development program for advanced […]

Governor Sisolak held a press conference this eventing to update Nevadans on the reopening plan. He intends to extend Phase 2 and continue to evaluate data. The timeline for moving forward into Phase 3 is dictated by the virus. There has been an increase in cases, but it is not negatively impacting hospitals. Caleb Cage […]