The G3Wire- November 12, 2021: Special Session

Nevada’s 33rd Special Session began this afternoon to discuss redistricting.  The proclamation can be found HERE. After the opening ceremonies, resolutions, and the swearing in of newly appointed state senator Don Tatro, the Senate and Assembly adjourned until tomorrow. Both houses announced a Select Committee on Redistricting and Elections, and will be hearing bills jointly over the coming days. The first meeting of the joint committee will be meeting this evening to hear AB1: Revises provisions relating to elections. (BDR 34-8). This bill covers the NSHE maps and changes to the judicial candidate filing period.

On these committees:



In other Nevada news, the White House announced that President Biden is nominating Democratic Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson to be the next U.S. attorney for Nevada. The Nevada Independent has the full story HERE.

News from the Governor’s Office

Nevada to hold unemployment insurance tax rate steady

Governor Sisolak announces Dr. Kristen Averyt to join his administration as the State’s first Senior Climate Advisor

Governor Sisolak Announces the Resignation of the Executive Director of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange

Articles of Interest

Behind the Bar: Winners and losers of Democrats’ proposed maps (NV Independent)

Redistricting: Proposed maps shore up Democratic advantage in Nevada (NV Independent)

Nevada’s vaccine rollout for children 5 to 11 sees initial rush, protest (NV Independent)

$100M plan in the works to leave more water in Lake Mead (LVRJ)

Cortez Masto, Lee tout infrastructure bill, optimistic about social spending plan (NV Current)

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