Daily Update- July 6, 2020 COVID-19 Fiscal Report and FY21 Budget

Today, Governor Sisolak released the Nevada COVID-19 Fiscal Report and details about the Fiscal Year 2021 budget ahead of the Nevada Legislative Special Session, which is planned for Wednesday, July 8.  

The proposals submitted to the legislature include, but are not limited to: 

  • Over $500 million in reductions to agency budgets 
  • Reductions in one-time appropriations  
  • Reversions from the IFC restricted contingency funds 
  • Transfers from other funds to the State’s general fund 
  • Furlough days for state employees in the fiscal year, and holding open more than 690 state employee vacancies 
  • A tax amnesty program  
  • Acceleration of net proceeds of minerals 

The press release can be found HERE.

A full breakdown of the budget by the NV Indy as well as the actual document can be read HERE.

Last week’s Situation Report can be found HERE.

Federal Updates

Cortez Masto to Trump Administration: Don’t Rip Away Health Care for Millions During Public Health Crisis

Cortez Masto Applauds Over $1.7 Million in Telehealth Grants for Nevada

Rosen Helps Introduce Legislation to Combat Racism by Expanding African American History and Cultural Education Programs

Rosen, Cortez Masto Announce Over $10 Million in DHS Grant Allocations to Nevada

Rosen Co-Sponsors Bill to Support Child Care, Education During COVID-19 Pandemic

Agency Updates

Division of Industrial Relations notes further noncompliance with face covering requirement

City of Las Vegas Offers New Housing Assistance Grant Program To Help City Residents

LV Metro PD- July Virtual First Tuesday Event to Be Livestreamed

Articles of Interest

As COVID-19 cases rise in Nevada, contact tracing lags, two union members tell health panel (NV Indy)

Restaurants, doctors, lawyers top list of thousands of Nevada Paycheck Protection Program loan recipients (NV Indy)

Before leading pandemic response, Clark County’s top health officer worked on meningitis vaccine in Cuba, AIDS response in Ethiopia (NV Indy)

Las Vegas reportedly misses out on hosting NHL restart (LVRJ)

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