Category Archives: News

Any News updates in the state.

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. […]

Governor Sisolak was scheduled to give a press conference this evening regarding Phase 2, but cancelled about an hour before it was scheduled. He was exposed to the virus, and while he is exhibiting no symptoms, decided to cancel out of an abundance of caution. He did release his prepared statements and announced that Phase 2 […]

Today, Governor Sisolak announced he will hold a press conference on Tuesday, May 26, to discuss the next phase in Nevada’s reopening plan, as outlined in Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery. If Nevada’s COVID-19 data continues to reflect positive or consistent trends through the Memorial Day Weekend, the Governor will announce a Phase 2 reopening date at the […]

The Interim Finance Committee met today to create and appoint members to a subcommittee that will be reviewing and advising on how and where federal aid dollars are spent. The subcommittee will be chaired by Speaker Frierson and a list of members is below:  Composition of the Committee:  Assembly members Jason Frierson, Teresa Benitez-Thompson Daniele […]

Today, Governor Sisolak held a press conference to update on Phase 1 of reopening Nevada. He talked about how things are looking better as more people have access to testing and that we have had a 20-day downward trend. The Governor stated that there was no timeline for when we would be able to move […]

Today Governor Sisolak held a short meeting of the Board of Examiners and approved pulling roughly $400 million out of the reserve “Rainy Day” account to help with the state’s budget shortfall. There was no additional discussion, other than to confirm that about $120 million would be left in the account DETR announced today that […]

Today, Governor Sisolak continued the waiver for work search requirement for unemployment claims. He stated in his press release that although some businesses are beginning to open up, the unemployment rate continues to rise and many Nevadans are still in need of financial assistance.

Today, the Nevada Health Response Center, in coordination with the Local Empowerment Advisory Panel (LEAP), released industry-specific guidance for Phase 1 reopening, in alignment with the Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery. The guidance covers a wide-range of industries and was developed by the Local Empowerment Advisory Panel (LEAP) in conjunction with the Governor’s Office, public […]

Governor Sisolak rolled out the Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery Phase 1 Statewide Standard Guidelines and Protocols for Individuals and Businesses. Those businesses that were deemed essential in the first directive will be required to follow the same guidelines as the businesses that were designated as non-essential but will now be able to open under today’s […]