Category Archives: Clark County Commission

June 7, 2024 This week, the spotlight is on election news and legal battles making waves in Nevada. Today marks the end of early voting for Nevada’s primary election, scheduled for Tuesday. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Notably, Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s campaign has taken legal action against Nevada’s top […]

May 31, 2024 Updates from the Governor’s Office Governor Lombardo Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Memory ofUnited States District Court Judge Larry Hicks RENO, NV – Please see the statement below from Governor Joe Lombardo on the death of United States District Court Judge Larry Hicks, who tragically lost his life after being struck by […]

April 26, 2024 Nevada nuclear commission is ready to strike back after pro-Yucca hearing in Congress, comments in a House hearing raised fears that Congress may reopen nuclear waste issue after election, and that state needs to be more proactive in fighting it.  Cancer-causing chemicals in Nevada’s water supply might be here to stay. But […]

April 20, 2024 Former President Donald Trump’s political operation said that it plans to deploy more than 100,000 attorneys and volunteers across battleground states to monitor — and potentially challenge — vote counting in November. Cannabis is a hot topic this week in Nevada,  Sen. Jacky Rosen introduced a bill to create a federal grant […]

Nevada Secretary of State Cisco Aguilar called for federal funding of elections and more protections of election workers in response to a letter from a House committee chairman who asked for an explanation regarding the voter history glitches that occurred on the secretary of state’s website.State employees and retirees could see health insurance rate hikes ranging […]

This afternoon, the Clark County Commission held a special meeting to discuss increasing positivity rates of Covid-19 in Clark County and recent recommendations from the SNHD. There has been a significant rise in key metrics, including test positivity rates, new cases, and hospitalizations.  After a presentation from the Southern Nevada Health District, questions, and discussion, the […]

Bill Hearings AB5 AB5, a bill that is intended to provide clarification on when decisions made by the Division of Water Resources are subject to being challenged through judicial review, was heard by the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources. Committee members were concerned over the language potentially providing a possibility of giving the State Engineer […]

Today, Governor Sisolak joined Caleb Cage, Nevada COVID-19 Response Director and Julia Peek, Deputy Administrator of Community Health Services, to provide updates on Nevada’s ongoing COVID-19 response, testing and reporting during a teleconference with members of the media. He thanked everyone for ongoing support and well wishes while he recovers from COVID-19. Last Tuesday, the […]

Today, Governor Sisolak announced the appointment of Kevin Benson as General Counsel for the Governor’s Office. From the press release: “I am so pleased to welcome Kevin Benson to the Governor’s Office as our new General Counsel,” said Governor Sisolak. “As a long time Senior Deputy Attorney General for the Nevada Attorney General’s Office, and his extensive experience in the private sector, Kevin has proven himself as a leader in the legal field. I […]

Today, the Las Vegas City Council met and heard an emergency ordinance that would ban certain large items like backpacks and strollers from protests. It passed unanimously as required by the emergency status and was not previously noticed. The ordinance will be in effect until July 31st. Clark County Commission called an emergency meeting to […]