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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 […]

The 31st Special Session ended yesterday evening, and today Governor Sisolak signed the final bills into law: Senate Bill 3, which temporarily accelerates the collection of a portion of the tax upon the net proceeds of minerals and  Assembly Bill 3, which implements the vast majority of the budget changes. The legislature made sweeping cuts in order to fill the huge budget […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, 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 […]