Governor Steve Sisolak

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On May 19, 2020
Today, Governor Sisolak requested the assistance of Nevada’s Patient Protection Commission in our state’s response to and long-term recovery from the impact of COVID-19...
On May 18, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak announced that Caleb Cage is appointed to serve as the State of Nevada COVID-19 Response Director.
On May 11, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak declared a state of fiscal emergency arising from the strain the COVID-19 pandemic has put on public services in the State of Nevada.
On April 29, 2020
Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced the appointment of Heather Korbulic as the Interim Director of the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation. ...
On April 9, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak joined the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) in announcing the selection of a vendor to provide at least 100 full-time operators to boost unemployment insurance (UI) call center capacity during a period of unprecedented demand. ...
On April 3, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak sent a letter to State of Nevada Directors, Executive Directors, and Administrators informing them that he has directed the Governor’s Finance Office to begin working with executive branch agencies to begin identifying potential areas for reductions in their budgets that reflect the new, unimaginable reality created by the COVID-19 public health crisis. ...
On April 1, 2020
Today, by executive order, Governor Steve Sisolak ordered the flags of the United States and the State of Nevada to be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and all State public buildings and grounds until sunset on Monday, April 6, 2020, as a mark of respect and remembrance of Regent Sam Lieberman.
On April 1, 2020
Yesterday, Governor Sisolak submitted a formal request to President Donald Trump for a Major Disaster Declaration for the State of Nevada. If approved, this declaration will provide additional federal assistance and emergency protective measures available under the nationwide emergency proclamation. ...
On March 30, 2020
Today, Governor Sisolak announced that effective immediately, the Nevada Division of Emergency Management and Nevada Department of Health and Human Services will be temporarily aligned with the Nevada Office of the Military for the duration of the COVID-19 public health crisis. ...
On March 27, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak released the following statement on the death of Nevada Highway Patrol Sergeant Ben Jenkins:
On March 23, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak announced that sixteen of Nevada’s seventeen school districts and all of Nevada’s charter schools submitted plans to the Nevada Department of Education and are approved to continue or start distance education. …
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