Daily Update- September 1, 2020 New Appointments, News Roundup

Today, Governor Sisolak announced 19 appointments made to State of Nevada boards, commissions, and agencies during the month of August. The new appointments can be seen HERE.

Federal Updates

Virtual Nevada Tour 2020: Cortez Masto Hosts Virtual Behavioral Health Roundtable With Organizations Supporting Nevadans

Cortez Masto Applauds $18 Million in Grants for Nevadans’ Health

Rosen Joins Colleagues in Denouncing Administration’s Political Interference in COVID-19 Response

Congressman Steven Horsford Fights to Extend School Nutrition Programs

Rep. Lee Announces $1.1 Million for Southern Nevada Colleges to Expand Opportunities for Hispanic Students

Agency and Local Government Updates

Attorney General Ford Praises Office Accomplishments in Biennial Report

Secretary Cegavske Announces an Increase in Active Registered Voters in August

NSHE Welcomes Our New Chancellor Dr. Melody Rose

NDA and NDOT urge caution around Virginia Range feral horses

City of Reno announces new programs to support small businesses

Washoe County launches grant program to help local small businesses 

Articles of Interest

Nevada still working on application for $300-per-week unemployment add-on; 41 states already approved (NV Indy)

Patient Protection Commission to forward telehealth, all-payer claims database proposals to 2021 Legislature (NV Indy)

Heavy visitation during pandemic creates new worries for the Lake Tahoe basin (NV Indy)

1 October memorial could take several years to finish (LVRJ)

Al Davis torch shining light of Allegiant Stadium (LVRJ)

Layoffs impacting more companies in the Las Vegas area (KTNV)

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