Category Archives: Elections

Yesterday, Governor Sisolak signed a proclamation formally ending the Declaration of Emergency related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The State of Emergency declaration has been in place since March 2020 and has allowed the State to respond to challenges brought forward by the pandemic. Ending the State of Emergency ends certain flexibilities that were in place […]

This week, the Interim Finance Committee met and approved a number of work programs and projects aimed at helping Nevadans continue to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, including a $30 million grant program for childcare providers for projects that will immediately expand the provider’s ability to serve more Nevada families. The $30 million approved is one […]

Thursday morning, Governor Sisolak officially launched the Home Means Nevada Initiative. The Governor was joined by Adrianne Todman, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Deputy Secretary, Congresswoman Dina Titus, Congresswoman Susie Lee, Congressman Steven Horsford, Nevada State Senator Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro and Nevada State Assembly Speaker Pro Tem Steve Yeager, along with […]

This week, Governor Sisolak made several appointments to state agencies and boards: Nelson Araujo was appointed as Nevada’s Infrastructure Advisor. In this role, Araujo will work across all agencies and levels of government to ensure the State is competitively and successfully navigating the acquisition and implementation of federal dollars from the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and […]

COVID-19 Update Nevada observed a peak of new cases from January 3-13 and the highest single day was recorded on January 10. At this time, Clark County cases are declining, but transmission is still high. Washoe County is likely to be at or near its peak and it is anticipated that case trends in Washoe […]

This week, the Nevada State Infrastructure Bank held its second meeting to discuss proposals for investing in affordable housing and other priority infrastructure projects to leverage hundreds of millions of dollars of outside capital, while creating thousands of jobs. the State Infrastructure Bank kicked off a 30-day comment period to receive public input on a proposed Capital Allocation Plan to support $75 million […]

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. […]

This week, the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup completed its review of the federal process and has unanimously concluded that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is safe and effective for youth 5 to 11 years of age. The Workgroup provided its confirmation to the Governors of Nevada, California, Oregon, and Washington on Wednesday. On Friday, October 29, the […]

Nevada COVID-19 Update– As of Monday, October 11, the Delta surge continues to recede across Nevada, with all key COVID-19 metrics declining. Rural hospitalizations remain near their peak, and Nevada is still averaging 5 times more cases than in June. Nevada’s statewide test positivity fell to 8%, the lowest since early July. Southern and Northern […]