Category Archives: IFC

The Interim Finance Committee met today and heard three work programs. The first was from GOED and will be a new program that provides $20M for commercial rent assistance. The money is meant for small businesses defined as under 50 employees, and the money would be paid directly to the landlord. The second was for […]

Today, Governor Sisolak and Nevada Department of Education Superintendent of Public Instruction Jhone Ebert released the following statements regarding Assembly Bill 2, and Clark County Superintendent Jesus  Jara’s statement that the agenda item stemmed from a request from the State Department of Education.  The full statements may be found HERE. Today was Day 7 of the Special Session. AJR1 passed both houses, as did SB4. AJR1 urges […]

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.    […]

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 […]

The Interim Finance Committee met today to discuss Governor Sisolak’s plan to cover the $812 million deficit in the state’s budget. It includes about $88 million in cuts to state agencies and one- time appropriations. More details will be heard about the plan at the next IFC meeting that is scheduled for June 25th.  The initial […]

We will post an update with the primary results as soon as we have more information…Full results are expected June 19th. Official results are posted here when available: https://silverstateelection.nv.gov Today, Governor Sisolak released details of the State’s plans to address the Fiscal Year 2020 budget shortfall. From the press release: “Working with state agencies to identify options to address the shortfall, the Governor’s Finance […]

Today, the Interim Finance Committee heard 17 items regarding CARES Act money for the state. All were passed. Most notably, there was discussion regarding funds to increase contact tracing and help DETR update their phone system to help with the increased volume and backlog of claims.  Governor Sisolak announced the approval of a comprehensive community-based […]

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 […]

The Interim Finance Committee met today and voted to transfer the state’s “Rainy Day Fund” to the General Fund to help with budget shortfalls. The vote was along party lines, and Speaker Frierson and Chairwoman Carlton said that this was necessary to get money to those that need it, as well as to pay for […]