Category Archives: Las Vegas

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 […]

On Thursday, Governor Sisolak appointed Lisa Cano Burkhead as the Lt. Governor.  The Governor introduced Cano Burkhead during a press conference in Las Vegas and during a media availability in Carson City, where Chief Justice James Hardesty performed a short swearing in ceremony. In 2021, after 25 years as an educator, she retired from the Clark County School District but that hasn’t […]

Nevada is finally seeing some positive statistics in terms of Covid-19. New Covid-19 cases have decreased by 21% since October 8th, similar to the 25% decrease in new cases nationally. Covid-19 deaths decreased 41% between October 10th and 24th, compared to a much smaller 13% decrease nationwide. At the same time, Nevada hospitals are still […]

On Thursday, the Interim Finance Committee met and discussed several programs to allocate money in the state. They also discussed the use of federal relief funds, and heard an opinion from Bryan Fernley of LCB regarding how the funding may be allocated. At a previous IFC meeting, legislators were told that funds would have to […]

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 […]

For the second week in a row, as of updates published on September 26, all of Nevada’s counties are showing a high transmission rate.  Throughout the State, all individuals, regardless of vaccination status are required to wear face coverings indoors or while in crowded outdoor settings.  On this week’s state Covid-19 update, the Pfizer booster shot recommendation […]

Today, The Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup completed its review of the federal process and has recommended a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at least six months after their primary vaccination series for people older than 65 and people at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. The Workgroup provided its confirmation to the Governors […]

Governor Sisolak announced this week that his team has been reviewing President Biden’s Path Out of The Pandemic. The State is working with federal and local partners to prepare to implement the plan. In some cases, the State is waiting on more federal guidance or for federal regulations to be put in place. Overall, the President’s […]

COVID-19 in Nevada As of Monday, September 6, new COVID-19 cases in Nevada are continuing to decline. Nationally, vaccinations dipped to 878 first doses per 100,000 last week, 4% lower than the week before. Nationwide, 3.6% of unvaccinated people got a first dose last week, slightly higher than the rate in Nevada. Currently, 63% of […]

Yesterday, Governor Steve Sisolak and Senator Jacky Rosen introduced Nuro, a leading autonomous delivery company at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The company plans to invest $40 million in two facilities in Southern Nevada that will create more than 250 high skilled tech sector jobs. Plans call for building an end-of-line manufacturing facility and world-class […]