Burnett Steps Down From Gaming Control BoardChairman Burnett has announced plans to join the firm McDonald Carano. A replacement for Chairman Burnett will be named at a later date.
Nevada To Pursue New FAA Drone ProgramThe program is expected to provide immediate opportunities for new and expanded commercial Unmanned Aircraft System operations.
Laxalt Helps Allocate Thousands To Metro Following One October ShootingThe funding results from a deceptive trade settlement obtained by the Office of the Nevada Attorney General's Bureau of Consumer Protection in July, 2017, and processed in an expedited manner at the direction of Governor Brian Sandoval.
Nevada Groups Rally In Support Of Climate AccordThe Nevada Conservation League said the Silver State is again seeing damaging wildfires, which are exacerbated by higher than average temperatures.
State Providing $600,000 For Police OT Following ShootingGovernor Sandoval directed his budget office to process the funding in an expedited manner, allowing the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to receive these settlement funds within 15 days.
NJ Joins Gaming Agreement With Nevada And DelawarePeople in New Jersey will soon be able to play poker at the same virtual table as those in Nevada and Delaware.
Local Group Starts Petition To End Gun ViolenceTake Action Nevada said it supports an immediate ban on the sale, distribution and ownership of any device that functionally increases the rate of fire of a lawful semi-automatic weapon into an unlawful fully-automatic weapon.
Gov. Sandoval Issues Week Of Respect ProclamationSchools and districts across the Silver State have engaged in activities and learning opportunities throughout the week that highlight the importance of safe and respectful learning environments.
Gov. Sandoval Proclaims Saturday Public Lands DayPark fees, including entrance, camping, and boating, will be waived at state parks throughout the Silver State for Public Lands Day.
Gov. Sandoval Leading Taskforce To Stop Opioid AbuseThe group will hear updates from state and federal agencies regarding how they're working to combat the opioid crisis in the Silver State.
Census: Incomes Up, But Financial Inequality Still Plagues NevadaAccording the the Census Bureau, almost 14 percent of Nevadans live below the federal poverty level, but that's an improvement over last year and is a little better than the national average, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Nevada Looking To Become Home Of Second Amazon HeadquartersAmazon announced last week that it will spend $5 billion on the construction and operation of its new location called Amazon HQ2. The facility would house up to 50,000 full-time employees.