Tag Archives: Governor Sisolak

Today, Governor Sisolak issued the following statement in response to the White House denying the State’s request to have the federal government fully fund the Nevada National Guard’s COVID-19 response efforts through the end of the year.   “There is no rational justification for providing some states full federal funding for the Guard and denying a state like Nevada, […]

Today, Governor Sisolak signed two proclamations related to suicide prevention in the State of Nevada. The first proclamation declares September 2020 as suicide prevention month in Nevada. Additionally, Governor Sisolak signed the PREVENTS proclamation, committing Nevada’s full support for the implementation of the PREVENTS ‘Roadmap’ to help identify veterans and other residents in need of care; develop […]

Today, Governor Sisolak held a press conference to review the past six months and give an update on COVID-19. He gave a clarification to a past directive and stated that countertop dining in Clark County is allowed, but countertop gaming still is prohibited. The Governor noted that his staff will continue to look at what […]

Today, Governor Sisolak announced a 45-day extension to the State’s residential eviction moratorium to allow for the counties to pay out short-term rental assistance to landlords, provide the courts more time to implement the newly-created residential eviction mediation program and develop electronic filing options, and allow the State to continue making progress on reducing the backlog of unemployment claims. The new directive is not yet posted, but will be HERE when available. Thunderbirds fly over Las Vegas […]

In response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) changing their COVID-19 testing guidance earlier this week to say that some individuals without symptoms may not need to be tested, State of Nevada health officials confirm that they will not be adopting the new guidance and will continue to strongly recommend testing for […]

Today, Governor Sisolak signed Directive 030, formally adopting the Road to Recovery: Moving to A New Normal plan, which was announced publicly on August 3, and outlined the State’s transition to a long-term, focused mitigation strategy moving forward. The hallmark of the New Normal Plan is utilizing targeted strategic mitigation measures at the county level using State and local data and assessments to best help […]

Today, Governor Sisolak announced that Nevada’s COVID-19 death toll surpassed 1,000 people. His remarks from today:  “Today, it is with great sadness that we must recognize that Nevada’s COVID death toll has reached 1,000.  The grief felt by the deaths of each of these Nevadans that has succumbed to this virus has been devastating to so many across our State, and the First Lady and I extend our deepest condolences to […]

Today, Governor Sisolak, joined virtually by stakeholders and community supporters, signed Senate Bill 4, an act relating to public health geared towards worker safety. Governor Sisolak was joined, virtually, at the signing by Geoconda Argüello-Kline, the Secretary-Treasurer of the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, Bill Hornbuckle, CEO and President MGM Resorts, and Irma Fernandez, daughter of Adolfo Fernandez, a utility porter and namesake […]

Today the Nevada Health Response Team identified eight Nevada counties flagged for having an elevated disease transmission risk, marked by meeting two or more of the criteria laid out in the State’s Road to Recovery: Moving to a New Normal plan. Counties meeting two or more of the criteria as of August 6 include: Carson City, Clark, […]

This evening, Governor Sisolak held his first press conference since July 9th. He announced that he would like to start the second special session as soon as Thursday, but the final decision and proclamation is yet to come. The Governor stressed that each decision he makes has to balance a fine line between economic responsibility […]