CARSON CITY, NV - January 17, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak announced that he made his 4th quarterly net state salary donation of $27,528 to Nevada’s K-12 public schools, totaling more than $100,000 in contributions since taking office in January 2019. After final 2019 disbursements are made, the Governor will have donated $1,000 to nearly 100 Title I elementary, middle, and high schools all across the state.
Before being elected, Gov. Sisolak made a promise to donate his entire taxpayer-funded salary over the course of his four-year term to help make a positive impact on Nevada's public schools.
"The First Lady and I are thrilled that nearly 100 schools have received these donations," Governor Sisolak said. “I plan to continue this gesture through the remainder of my term as evidence of my steadfast commitment to improving educational outcomes in our State."
Please refer to our April 2019 release Governor Sisolak Announces Plan to Donate Salary to Nevada's Schools and Salary Donation Letter for more information about how the donation is fairly distributed to Nevada schools.