Tag Archives: Nevada Politics

Today, the Nevada Senate Democrats announced leadership roles and committee assignments for the upcoming legislative session. Senator Nicole Cannizzaro will continue to serve as the Senate Majority Leader. Governor Sisolak held a press conference yesterday and announced increased restrictions to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in Nevada. He is calling it a “pause” and […]

Over the weekend, Governor Sisolak issued the following statement after the State surpassed 100,000 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began:  “Almost eight months into this public health crisis, Nevada has surpassed 100,000 COVID-19 cases in our State and we have lost almost 1,800 fellow Nevadans to this virus. We are not rounding the corner in this pandemic.Now is not […]

Today, Governor Sisolak issued the formal proclamation to call the Nevada Legislature into a special session beginning on Wednesday, July 8 at 9 a.m. to address the budget shortfall. This will be the 31st Special Session in Nevada’s history. The proclamation by the Governor sets the agenda for the session and limits the business that may be considered by lawmakers […]

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 […]