Sisolak: Special Session Called For July 8

Nevada Faces More Than $1B Budget Shortfall In New Fiscal Year

Paul Ihander
July 01, 2020 - 1:24 pm
 Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak speaks during a news conference on the state's response to the coronavirus outbreak at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building on March 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has set July 8 for a special session of the state legislature to address a more than one billion dollar budget shortfall in the upcoming fiscal year.

The shortfall lawmakers will need to fill is $1.27 billion, roughly 25 percent of the annual state budget.