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 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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Associated Press
August 07, 2020 - 5:22 am
Governor Steve Sisolak signed a law Thursday giving state officials more flexibility to attack a backlog of jobless claims and extend benefits for additional Nevadans out of work in the state with the highest unemployment rate in the nation.
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Associated Press
August 03, 2020 - 6:02 am
Nevada lawmakers passed three resolutions on Sunday that propose changing provisions of the state Constitution that cap the amount of taxes that can be levied on the mining industry and require two-thirds majorities in the Legislature to raise taxes.
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Department Of Motor Vehicles Office
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Mitch Kelly
July 29, 2020 - 5:17 am
Nevada motorists who have been unable to make an appointment at DMV offices before their expiration date will benefit from two new initiatives announced by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
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Mitch Kelly
July 29, 2020 - 5:13 am
Governor Steve Sisolak has signed an Emergency Directive to further support a safe, efficient, and equitable return to school buildings for the 2020-21 school year.
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Mitch Kelly
July 28, 2020 - 5:20 am
Most Clark County offices will be closed starting Friday, but office hours have expanded Monday through Thursday to 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.). This change is in response to the economic impact COVID-19 has had on the local economy.
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Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak speaks during a press conference in the Nevada State Legislature Building in Carson City on June 24, 2020.
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Associated Press
July 21, 2020 - 5:11 am
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Monday signed five bills passed by the Legislature restoring some of the $536 million in cuts the governor outlined in his proposed budget and creating a federally funded grant program for schools facing coronavirus expenses.
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Mitch Kelly
July 20, 2020 - 5:40 am
The city of Las Vegas will reopen its emergency grant program to provide an additional $2 million in funding in order to help more businesses.
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Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak speaks during a press conference in the Nevada State Legislature Building in Carson City on June 24, 2020.
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Associated Press
July 20, 2020 - 5:08 am
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced he no longer plans to keep lawmakers in the state capital for a second special legislative session to address criminal justice and coronavirus-related concerns of business and worker groups legal liability and worker protections.
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Associated Press
July 20, 2020 - 5:04 am
The Nevada Legislature approved immense cuts to the state’s health and education budgets on Sunday in an effort to rebalance the state budget amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and plummeting revenue projections.
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Rendering of the proposed Henderson Events Center
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Mitch Kelly
July 17, 2020 - 7:19 am
The Henderson City Council on Thursday shot down a petition that was protestesting use of taxpayer money to help fund the new Henderson Events Center.
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