Daily Update- December 16, 2020: Wednesday News Roundup

Federal Updates 

Cortez Masto Meets With Nevada Seniors, Rolls Out Senior Resource Guide 

Cortez Masto Introduce Comprehensive Mental Health Legislation 

Cortez Masto, Rosen Cosponsor Bicameral Legislation to Require COVID-19 Data Collection in Immigration Detention Facilities

Rosen and Cortez Masto Co-Sponsor Legislation to Help Millions of Unemployed Workers Impacted by COVID-19

Rosen-Backed Legislation Passes Senate, Will Strengthen State Department Role in Combating Anti-Semitism

Rosen’s Bipartisan Data Mapping to Save Moms’ Lives Act Passes Senate

Rosen-Backed Suicide Prevention Bill Passes Senate

Today’s COVID-19 Press Bulletin is HERE

Agency and Local Government Updates

Governor Sisolak issues statement on Ninth Circuit ruling

Updated guidance for places of worship

Attorney General Ford Applauds Nomination of Medicaid Fraud Chief to National Committee

Attorney General Ford Office Thanks General Counsel for Her Service as She Returns to William S. Boyd School of Law

Two Nevada families receive Centennial Awards

Las Vegas City Council Ratifies New Public Safety Leadership


First shipment of COVID-19 vaccine received by Washoe County Health District 

Articles of Interest

Clark County School Board gives Jara lukewarm scores in his annual review (NV Indy)

Court decides against ‘public charge rule’ that discourages immigrants from seeking public aid (NV Indy)

Clark County Commission votes to certify recount results, 15-vote victory for Democrat Ross Miller (NV Indy)

Evictions proceed apace on eve of new moratorium, county commission scrutiny (NV Indy)

Nevada sets another record for COVID-19 deaths (LVRJ)

COVID-19 cases explode at Nevada prisons, including 8 inmate deaths (8NewsNow)

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