Tag Archives: Las Vegas

Today, Governor Sisolak issued a statement in response to the Senate GOP COVID-19 proposal, which does not include any flexible funding for state and local governments. His comments are below: “Since early May, I have been advocating for additional flexible funding from the federal government to help State and local governments backfill the budget shortfalls and […]

Las Vegas City Manager Scott Adams gave a report during the City Council meeting today to go over parts of the COVID-19 recovery.  Since the White House designated Clark County as a red zone, he has asked for more enforcement out in the community regarding how businesses are complying with the Governor’s mandates. This includes wearing […]

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 made several announcements today. The first was the distribution of CARES Act funding to local governments to assist with COVID-19 expenses. The funds will help counties and cities recuperate expenses already incurred related to the COVID-19 pandemic and will help pay for eligible expenses going forward as the State continues to recover from the impacts of this pandemic.   The full press release can be […]

Today, Governor Sisolak released a statement highlighting Nevada’s progress in the effort to battle COVID-19. There were five goals that he laid out in the Nevada United: Roadmap to Recovery, and positive strides have been made in each goal.  The full press release can be found here: Governor Sisolak Highlights COVID-19 Progress Today also marked […]

Today, the Las Vegas City Council met and heard an emergency ordinance that would ban certain large items like backpacks and strollers from protests. It passed unanimously as required by the emergency status and was not previously noticed. The ordinance will be in effect until July 31st. Clark County Commission called an emergency meeting to […]

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 […]

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, 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 Healthcare Committee met today. They had a COVID themed agenda and with presentations from the state. As of this morning, 107,166 tests have been administered and we are at about 3,990 new tests a day and working to do more community wide tests. 110 new positive cases a day being reported to the state […]