Category Archives: CCSD

Along with extensive coverage and analysis of last Sunday’s Super Bowl LVIII, the Cannabis industry was featured heavily in the news this week in Nevada with the newly appointed Executive Director of the Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB), Jimmy Humm, touting his pro-business approach to regulating the industry, the Governor’s appointment of a new CCB Board […]

Coverage of elections and of course the Super Bowl continues to dominate the headlines this week.  Other notable news was lawmakers approving approximately   $56 million to fund additional raises for teachers and support staff at seven school districts, renewable energy production in Nevada and its critical role in helping the nation get to zero carbon […]

Election news is dominating the headlines this week as Nevadans head to primary polls and caucuses to support the presidential candidate they want to represent their party on Election Day in November. Nevada casinos shatter revenue record, bringing in $15.5 billion in 2023. The State Supreme Court ruled that Nevada’s top water official has the authority […]

December 15, 2023 This week’s political news includes more coverage of the Attorney General’s prosecution of the “fake electors” from the 2020 Presidential Election, legal actions related to multiple initiative petition efforts, President Biden in Nevada talking about a much-anticipated high-speed rail project, continued conflict over education spending in Clark County, and many more 2024 […]

This summer, Nevada launched a statewide Use of Force dashboard, which comes as a result of SB212 from the 2021 Legislative Session. Funding was allocated for the dashboard last year. In addition to the dashboard, the law places limits on police use of force practices, requiring law enforcement agencies to report monthly data and advises agencies to participate […]

2024 Election- What We Know So Far Assemblywoman and Reno council member join race for key Reno-area state Senate seat (NV Independent) 2024 House races: Las Vegas districts again in spotlight as GOP seeks to unseat Democratic incumbents (NV Independent) Assemblywoman Michelle Gorelow won’t run for re-election amid scrutiny over nonprofit ties (NV Independent) Sabra […]

Nevada is home to several yearly festivals and events, and the coming years are bringing new events that promise to boost visitation and revenue to the state. A look ahead: Life is Beautiful (festival): Sept. 22-24, 2023 First Raiders Home Game: Sept. 24, 2023 iHeart Radio Music Festival: Sept. 22-23, 2023 Formula 1: Nov. 16-18, […]

Snapshot of Nevada’s Economy (via The Nevada Independent) Federal Updates Senators Cortez Masto and Rosen Announce Grant Funding for Tribal Communities in Nevada Cortez Masto and Local Law Enforcement Discuss Efforts to Combat Illegal Drug Activity Rosen Statement on First Anniversary of the Inflation Reduction Act Being Signed Into Law Updates from the Governor’s Office […]

This week, the Interim Finance Committee had a marathon 13-hour meeting to discuss Governor Lombardo’s plan to use $3.2 million in ARPA funds to fund the school choice program, Opportunity Scholarships.  Opportunity Scholarships provide funds for students who live in households whose income level does not exceed 300 percent of federal poverty guidelines to subsidize the […]

Election Update October 22 – November 4: General Election Early Voting November 8: General Election Active statewide voter registration numbers as of July 2022: Democrat: 598,542 Republican: 547,842 Nonpartisan: 530,941 Independent American: 78,341 Libertarian: 16,121 Other: 47,099 82nd Legislative Session Update Nevada’s 82nd Legislative session will begin on February 6, 2023. As of August 12th, there are 294 BDRs […]