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Lombardo announces gaming commissioner, former state senator as chief of staff

Ben Kieckhefer, a former state senator and Nevada Gaming Commissioner, will serve as chief of staff for Gov.-elect Joe Lombardo.

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Nevada tax revenues exceed general fund budget by more than $1 billion

Guindon said roughly $400 million would go to the state's Rainy Day Fund, pushing the fund’s balance to a record high. In January, the treasurer’s office announced that the fund hit a balance of $340 million, amounting to about 85 percent of the pre-pandemic high for the fund of $401 million.

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