Daily Update- November 23, 2020: Senate Democrats Leadership, NV COVID-19 Pause

Today, the Nevada Senate Democrats announced leadership roles and committee assignments for the upcoming legislative session. Senator Nicole Cannizzaro will continue to serve as the Senate Majority Leader.

Governor Sisolak held a press conference yesterday and announced increased restrictions to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in Nevada. He is calling it a “pause” and it will go into effect Tuesday, November 24th at 12:01am. The full press release, detailed guidelines, and the Governor’s comments can be found here:

 The press conference can be viewed HERE.

This graphic outlines the new restrictions:


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The daily COVID-19 Press Update is HERE.

Federal Updates

Rodimer election lawsuit delayed amid ‘ministerial oversight’ requiring new judge (NV Indy)

Cortez Masto Calls for Universal Analysis of How Federal Proposals Impact Health Outcomes

House Passes Rep. Titus Proposal to Create Hospitality and Tourism Apprenticeships

House Passes the National Apprenticeship Act and Includes Horsford Racial and Gender Equity Amendment

Agency and Local Government Updates

Southern Nevada Health District COVID-19 Update

DETR- Declines in regular continued claims and increases in PEUC continued claims reflect growth in long-term unemployed numbers

Attorney General Ford Issues Statement Announcing Victory in Legal Challenge to Nevada’s Election

Division of Industrial Relations issues five citations, targets areas with highest case rates for increased compliance enforcement

DMV: Customers should avoid post-Thanksgiving lines next week

Quest Diagnostics contract to support NDOC, Veterans COVID testing needs

McCarran Thanksgiving Travel Tips

Articles of Interest

Even amid Trump’s Nevada loss, PAC led by former Lt. Gov. Hutchison touts success for down-ballot Republicans (NV Indy)

Overpayment notices bring new heartburn to broke claimants who say DETR still owes them (NV Indy)

Las Vegas landlords moving ahead with evictions despite CDC order (LVRJ)

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