Category Archives: Clark County

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 […]

Vice President Kamala Harris and former President Donald Trump will be visiting Las Vegas tomorrow, January 27th, for separate campaign events in Clark County.  Governor Lombardo announced exciting news from the Office of Economic Development with incredible investments in Nevada, OSHA’s 2024 workplace safety violation penalties increase in accordance with federal adjustment for inflation, a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Monday marked the beginning of Republican Governor Joe Lombardo’s first term. The Governor took the oath of office in front of friends, family and staff members in a private ceremony, and held a celebratory ceremony on Tuesday in Carson City. During his speech, Lombardo revealed the guiding principle for his administration: “The Nevada Way,”  a concept […]

Updates from the Governor’s Office Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak released highlights from the 2023-2025 budget. The Economic Forum recently finalized the revenue projections the Governor must use in developing the Executive Budget for the next biennium. The budget prepared by the Sisolak administration will be handed off to the incoming administration at the end […]