The G3Wire- December 2, 2022

Legislative and Policy Update

We are about 2 months away from the next Legislative Session, and the list of Bill Draft Requests (BDRs) is available on the Legislature’s website. As of December 2, 2022, 524 BDRs have been submitted by various entities to the Legislative Counsel for drafting. Additionally, 138 bills have been pre-filed and are available on the legislative website.

Updates from the Governor and Governor-Elect

Lombardo announces gaming commissioner, former state senator as chief of staff (NV Independent)

Governor Sisolak issues statement on President Biden’s commitment to designate Avi Kwa Ame National Monument

Governor Sisolak announces appointment of Patricia Lee to the Nevada Supreme Court, Seat F

Federal Delegation Updates

Biden may foil Nevada’s first-in-the-nation bid

Cortez Masto Leads Colleagues in Legislation to Fund Patient Navigator Programs That Help Women Access Reproductive Care

Cortez Masto Announces More Than $11 Million in Funding for Tribal Broadband in Nevada

Cortez Masto: Designating Avi Kwa Ame as a National Monument Will Safeguard Tribal Heritage Sites and Public Lands in Southern Nevada

Rosen Helps Introduce Legislation to Protect Small Business Development Centers

Rosen, Colleagues Meet with Administration Officials and Organizations Working to Counter Antisemitism

Rosen Announces Nearly $33 Million in Funding to Improve Critical Public Health Infrastructure in Nevada

Rosen Helps Pass Bipartisan Marriage Equality Legislation, Repeal of Defense of Marriage Act

Rep. Titus Statement On House Resolution To Stop A Rail Shutdown

Titus, Joyce Introduce Bipartisan Impactt Human Trafficking Act

Titus Announces $3.59 Million In Clean Energy Funding To Lower Costs For Nevadans

Horsford Elected Chairman Of The Congressional Black Caucus    

State Agency and Local Government Updates

SNHD: First flu deaths of the season reported in Clark County

DETR: Unemployment rate increases in October

DHHS: Framework being developed to support Early Childhood Education

GOED: Companies Will Invest $1.3 Billion And Generate $256 Million In Tax Revenue

Gaming Control Board: October 2022 Nevada Gaming Revenues and Collections

LAS: Airport Hits Record 5.17 Million Passengers in October 2022

Dept. of Agriculture: $6 million awarded to community organizations to fight food insecurity and improve food access

Clark County: Kirkpatrick Accepted Into Naco Racial Equity Program

Reno achieves perfect rating on 2022 MEI Human Rights Campaign scorecard

Articles of Interest

Nevada announces winners of provisional cannabis lounge licenses (NV Independent)

Colorado River users, facing historic uncertainty, are set to meet in Las Vegas next month (NV Independent)

Where is Nevada spending its $2.7 billion in American Rescue Plan funds? (NV Independent)

Nevada passed the ranked-choice voting, open primary ballot question. What happens next? (NV Independent)

Self-service Tesla rental firm launches in Las Vegas (LVRJ)

Vici takes full ownership of MGM Grand, Mandalay in $1.3B cash sale (LVRJ)    

Illegal gambling costs industry and taxpayers billions, report says (NV Current) 

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