Governor Sisolak Signs Legislation to Expand Voting Access in Nevada

Governor Sisolak Signs Legislation to Expand Voting Access in Nevada

Carson City, NV…Alongside State Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed groundbreaking legislation to expand voting access in the State of Nevada and increase education funding. The Governor will hold ceremonial mock signings for these two bills in the near future. Assembly Bill 321, sponsored by Frierson and Assemblywoman Teresa Benitez Thompson, makes […]

Governor Sisolak Signs Legislation for Workforce Training and to Support Small Businesses

Governor Sisolak Signs Legislation for Workforce Training and to Support Small Businesses

Carson City, NV…Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed legislation that will help align workforce training and programs offered by community colleges in Nevada, to ensure that Nevadans are trained and ready for jobs of the future. The Governor proposed the concept, which became Assembly Bill 450, during his 2021 State of the State address. “Since I […]

Governor Sisolak Signs Legislation Supporting Nevada Caregivers, Signs 23 Other Bills into Law

Governor Sisolak Signs Legislation Supporting Nevada Caregivers, Signs 23 Other Bills into Law

Carson City, NV…Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed legislation that provides certain employees with the right to use sick leave to assist certain family members with medical needs. The Governor was joined by bill sponsor Assemblywoman Shannon Bilbray-Axelrod and representatives of AARP Nevada for the signing of Assembly Bill 190. “Supporting caregivers by allowing more flexibility […]

Governor Sisolak Signs Emergency Regulation Adjusting Pricing Standards for Transportation Network Companies

Governor Sisolak Signs Emergency Regulation Adjusting Pricing Standards for Transportation Network Companies

Carson City, NV…ahead of the State’s goal of a full economic reopening by June 1, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed an emergency regulation which updates pricing standards for Transportation Network Companies (TNC)– allowing for ridesharing companies to better serve Nevadans and travelers looking to take advantage of transportation options. Existing regulations prohibit TNC’s from increasing […]

Nevada Capitol Building to Reopen to Public June 1st

Nevada Capitol Building to Reopen to Public June 1st

Carson City, NV…The State announced that the Nevada Capitol Building will be reopened to the public after being closed since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning June 1, the Capitol will be open on an appointment-only basis. Those in the buildings will be asked to abide by the latest CDC guidance on face […]

Nevada Reported a Total “Gaming Win” of $1,039,444,911 for April 2021. A 28,255.93% Increase Over April 2020

Nevada Reported a Total “Gaming Win” of $1,039,444,911 for April 2021.  A 28,255.93% Increase Over April 2020

Carson City, NV…Nevada Gaming Revenues and Collections Win Revenue Summary – April 2021. Nevada’s nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $1,039,444,911 for the month of April 2021. This amounts to a 28,255.93% increase compared to April 2020, when licensees reported a gaming win of $3,665,706. For the fiscal year (July 1, 2020 […]

Nevada Gaming Commission Lifting All Covid Mitigation Protocols June 1st

Nevada Gaming Commission Lifting All Covid Mitigation Protocols June 1st

Carson City, NV…Effective 12:00am on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, the Board rescinds all applicable COVID-19 mitigation protocols issued pursuant to section 18 of Emergency Directive 044, including, without limitation, Industry Notice #2021-41 and the Board’s “Health and Safety Policy for Continued Mitigation of the Spread of COVID-19 for Nonrestricted Licensees.” Except as otherwise provided below […]

Governor Sisolak Joined Jobs for America’s Graduates Leaders to Address Preventing ‘a lost generation’ in the Wake of COVID-19

Governor Sisolak Joined Jobs for America’s Graduates Leaders to Address Preventing ‘a lost generation’ in the Wake of COVID-19

Carson City, NV…Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak joined the first-ever Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) virtual Governor’s press conference. JAG is a national nonprofit that over the past four decades has served 1.5 million youth in 1,450 locations across 40 states who face significant challenges.Governor Sisolak serves as a member of the national JAG Board of […]

Governor Sisolak, Board of Examiners Approve NSLEOA Collective Bargaining Agreement

Governor Sisolak, Board of Examiners Approve NSLEOA Collective Bargaining Agreement

Carson City, CA…The Nevada Board of Examiners (BOE), which Governor Steve Sisolak chairs, approved the State’s first collective bargaining agreement with the Nevada State Law Enforcement Officers’ Association (NSLEOA). Certain state employees were granted the right to organize and collectively bargain during the 2019 Legislative Session. The process, as outlined in Nevada Revised Statutes, requires […]

Legislation Introduced to Create Special Committee to Review the Governor’s Innovation Zones Proposal

Legislation Introduced to Create Special Committee to Review the Governor’s Innovation Zones Proposal

Carson City, NV…The Senate Committee on Legislative Operations introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution 11 (SCR 11) to create a joint special committee to analyze and explore the Innovation Zones proposal beyond the 2021 Legislative Session.   The concept of Innovation Zones was introduced during the Governor’s 2021 State of the State address as a way to help […]