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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.    […]

Yesterday evening, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced bars, pubs, taverns, distilleries, breweries, and wineries that don’t serve food in certain Nevada counties must close effective 11:59 p.m. today to help slow the spread of COVID-19 in the State. Today, the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced the elevated disease transmission criteria for determining whether a county must revert back to […]

Today in a late notice press conference, Governor Sisolak announced that bars in certain Nevada counties must close as of 11:59 p.m. Friday, July 10, to help stem the spread of COVID-19 in Nevada.  The State Department of Health and Human Services is currently confirming the criteria that would designate a county in Nevada as a hotspot. Tomorrow, the Governor will release […]

Special Session began in Carson City today. The Senate heard presentations from the Office of the Governor, Department of Health and Human Services, and Public Works. The Assembly heard presentations from the Office of the Governor, Department of Education, and the Nevada System of Higher Education. The building is closed to everyone except for essential […]

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 […]

Today, Governor Sisolak announced that he is planning to begin a special session to address the State’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget on Wednesday, July 8. The planned date of the session was determined after coordinating with legislative leadership.  From today’s press release: “The formal proclamation to convene a special session of the Nevada State Legislature will be issued by the Governor’s Office at a later date. The […]

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 […]