Bill to give tenants more notice before evictions faces pushback from landlords who say it makes renting unviable
End of an era: Sands sells Strip properties for $6.25 billion
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DETR says backlog of unscheduled PUA appeals is close to 2,000; new hires coming on board to help
March 2nd, 2021 - 2:00am
The state has received nearly 1.1 million PUA claims through last week, and several hundred thousand have been denied. But advocates for the unemployed say the slowness of appeals for those who believe they were wrongly rejected is among their top concerns within DETR right now.
Indy Q&A: Nevada Mining Association President Tyre Gray on taxes and the Legislature
Sisolak urges Nevadans to keep ‘open mind’ about plan for autonomous Innovation Zone run on cryptocurrency
Nevada Reinvented: With shows dark, dancer, trapeze artist find new hope in coffee and arepas
February 24th, 2021 - 2:00am
They have faced plenty of uncertainties as new business owners — questions about whether enough people would like their food, concerns with slow mall traffic and no guarantees that an investment of about $25,000 into the cafe and imported ingredients would pay off.
Claimants in a bind as unemployment extension implementation going slower than expected
February 19th, 2021 - 3:39pm
DETR officials said even before Congress and the president approved the COVID relief bill, called the Continued Assistance Act, in late December that there would be a gap in payments because the legislation was finalized so late that certain programs had already expired. But it’s taken longer to complete the process and get benefits restarted than the early February target state officials had set.
Indy Explains: The changes DETR is trying to make to unemployment taxes
Changing the name of McCarran International Airport will take months
Inside the economic blueprint helping drive Sisolak’s legislative agenda
February 17th, 2021 - 2:00am
The starting point for much of the governor’s legislative agenda comes from another source: the long-awaited update to the state’s economic development blueprint, created by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) in conjunction with a cadre of think tanks — SRI International, RCG Economics and Brookings Mountain West.
New data shows cannabis executives are mostly white and mostly male, cannabis board will look to improve industry diversity
Clark County Commissioners approve renaming McCarran airport after Sen. Harry Reid, federal approval needed next
Sisolak signs first bill of legislative session: $50 million for small business pandemic relief
Months before a company lobbied the Legislature to create its own county, it purchased faraway water rights that could fuel future growth
February 12th, 2021 - 2:00am
Cryptocurrency company Blockchains wants to build a new city in the desert. That will require water in an area where it is scarce. To get the water it needs, Blockchains is looking to rural Nevada. Last year, the company acquired water rights in northern Washoe County.
Federal aid measure proposes up to $3.9 billion to pandemic-battered Nevada, local governments
Sisolak-backed bill adding $50 million for small business grants fast-tracked, passes Assembly
February 10th, 2021 - 8:20pm
State lawmakers are moving quickly to process a bill that would provide an additional $50 million for a pandemic-related grant program aimed at small businesses and nonprofits, holding a hearing and unanimously voting the measure out of the Assembly on Wednesday.
Las Vegas-based PlayStudios deal with Murren-led company follows slot machine industry growth pattern
‘Innovation Zones’ promoted by Sisolak would create semi-autonomous county at behest of Blockchains LLC
February 3rd, 2021 - 5:52pm
The proposal by Blockchains LLC would create essentially autonomous districts that function as a county-within-a-county, taking over responsibilities such as tax collection, K-12 education and other services normally provided by county governments. Such “zones” could only be created by a private developer who owns more than 50,000 acres of land (such as Blockchains), promises to invest up to $1 billion in the Zone and agrees to levy an industry-specific tax on an “innovative technology” based in the Zone itself.