Daily Update- June 16, 2020 GOED, LV Mayor Pro Tem

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 manufacturing. Michael Brown’s report can be read HERE.

In a press conference this evening, Michele Fiore stepped down from her position as Las Vegas Mayor Pro Tem. She intends to spend her time helping her community. Mayor Goodman stated that she just found out about this announcement earlier this afternoon. Stavros Anthony is her choice for new Mayor Pro Tem. This will be up for ratification at the next City Council meeting on July 8. 

Federal Updates

Rosen Files Amendment to Great American Outdoors Act to Protect Designation of Gold Butte, Basin and Range as National Monuments

Agency Updates

AG Aaron D. Ford Hosts Fourth Justice & Injustice Panel: Union Representation of Law Enforcement Officers

Nevada’s minimum wage and daily overtime rates to increase beginning July 1, 2020

Cashman ISO-Q Complex Prepares To Demobilize After Serving More Than 230 Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Articles of Interest

Proponents of removing Board of Regents from Constitution launch formal ‘Yes on 1’ campaign (NV Indy)

As Republicans push for ethics probe into federal coronavirus relief that benefited her husband’s company, Rep. Susie Lee insists she ‘took the right vote’ (NV Indy)

NV Energy files long-promised $120 million rate reduction that would slash monthly power bills (NV Indy)

Lombardo says legal observers were ‘antagonizing’ officers at protest (LVRJ)

Jara to present school reopening plan to CCSD board next week (LVRJ)

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