Governor Steve Sisolak

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On October 21, 2020
 Today, Governor Steve Sisolak, the Nevada State Treasurer’s Office and the Governor’s Office of Economic of Development announced an additional infusion of $20 million in to the Pandemic Emergency Technical Support (PETS) grant program, which opened for applicants on Monday. ...
On October 20, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. to provide an update on Nevada’s COVID-19 current situation inside the Grant Sawyer State Office Building in Las Vegas. ...
On October 15, 2020
Today, Governor Sisolak’s office announced that no staff members who came into contact with the positive case in the office tested positive for COVID-19 upon the conclusion of the full 14-day quarantine period. ...
On October 14, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak announced details for a new $20 million grant program aimed at helping small businesses and non-profit organizations that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
On October 14, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak and First Lady of Nevada Kathy Sisolak issued the following statement concerning Halloween activities that traditionally take place annually at the Governor’s Mansion. ...
On October 14, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak and Nevada State Treasurer Zach Conine will hold a press conference at 2 p.m. to discuss details of a new Pandemic Emergency Technical Support (PETS) grant program aimed at helping Nevada’s small businesses recover. ...
On October 9, 2020
This week, the Governor, members of his staff, and state leaders from the Gaming Control Board, Nevada Department of Business and Industry, and the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services had a productive meeting and conversation with local health officials representing the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) and the Washoe County Health District (WCHD), and local elected leaders from Clark County and Washoe County. ...
On October 8, 2020
Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced 50 appointments made to State of Nevada boards, commissions, and agencies during the month of September. ...
On October 7, 2020
Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced his COVID-19 test returned a negative result. ...
On October 7, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak proclaimed October 7, 2020, as Energy Efficiency day in Nevada. Through his recently announced Nevada Climate Initiative, energy efficiency has been identified as a necessary path for reducing our state’s greenhouse gas emissions. ...
On October 6, 2020
A member of Governor Steve Sisolak’s staff based in the Capitol Office in Carson City has received a positive diagnostic test for COVID-19 after developing symptoms over this past weekend. The Office has followed all public health procedures and protocols in response. The staffer has been interviewed and the contact tracing effort is underway to ensure all close contacts are notified and informed of next steps in accordance with public health guidelines. ...
On October 2, 2020
Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced that he will be issuing an Emergency Directive lifting restrictions on youth and adult sports and adjusting the COVID-19 statewide guidance on sports. ...
On October 2, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak will hold a press conference at 1 p.m. to provide an update on Nevada’s COVID-19 response efforts and adjustments to existing restrictions on youth and adult recreation sports. ...
On September 30, 2020
Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed Emergency Directive 033 adjusting statewide standards on gatherings and other areas. The Governor announced his intention to sign this new directive at a press conference held yesterday, September 29, 2020. ...
On September 30, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak has recognized Thursday, October 1 as “Vegas Strong Day in Nevada” and ordered Nevada State flags be flown at half-staff at all State public buildings in tribute to the victims of the October 1, 2017, shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival in Las Vegas. ...
On September 30, 2020
A coalition of 11 governors, including Govs. Jay Inslee (WA), Kate Brown (OR), Gavin Newsom (CA), Phil Murphy (NJ), Gretchen Whitmer (MI), Tony Evers (WI), Tim Walz (MN), Ralph Northam (VA), John Carney (DE), Steve Sisolak (NV) and Michelle Lujan Grisham (NM), released a joint statement today on recent threats to the democratic process and reports of efforts to circumvent the election results. ...
On September 29, 2020
Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced that he will be issuing an Emergency Directive adjusting the COVID-19 Statewide Baseline Mitigation Standards, including increasing limits on gathering sizes. ...
On September 29, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. to provide an update on Nevada’s COVID-19 response efforts and adjustments to current capacity limits on gatherings. ...
On September 28, 2020
Today, Governor Steve Sisolak announced that he made his sixth State salary donation of $25,872 to Nevada’s K-12 public schools, totaling more than $160,000 in contributions since taking office in January 2019. ...
On September 25, 2020
Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced that the Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation is the recipient of a $13 million federal grant to support short-term job training programs to help prepare unemployed and underemployed individuals for in-demand occupations in Nevada. ...
On September 25, 2020
Today, Governor Sisolak announced to Nevadans that he plans to provide updates to the current COVID-19 Statewide Baseline Mitigation Standards’ (also known as Statewide Standards) next week.. ...
On September 25, 2020
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak issued a proclamation recognizing Saturday, Sept. 26 as Public Lands Day in Nevada and urging residents to take advantage of the State’s vast number of outdoor opportunities. ...
On September 19, 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 state public buildings and grounds in honor of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away on Friday, September 18, 2020. ...
On September 17, 2020
Today, the Nevada COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force created by Governor Steve Sisolak under Directive 030 approved lifting previous restrictions on bars, pubs, breweries, distilleries, wineries, taverns and bar areas within restaurants in Clark County and Elko County – effective Sunday, September 20th at 11:59pm. ...
On September 17, 2020
Today, the COVID-19 Mitigation and Management Task Force, chaired by Nevada COVID-19 Response Director Caleb Cage and created via Directive 030, met with six counties that have been flagged for having an elevated risk of transmission of COVID-19. ...
On September 17, 2020
Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak issued the following statement on the appointment by the Board of Regents of former Governor Brian Sandoval as the next President of the University of Nevada, Reno. ...
On September 17, 2020
Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak proclaimed the third week of September, starting September 17, 2020 and running through September 23, 2020 as Constitution Week in Nevada. ...
On September 16, 2020
Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak sent a letter to Vice President Pence seeking clarity on the State’s efforts to follow recommendations from the White House Coronavirus Task Force after President Donald Trump held large public gatherings in two locations across the State last weekend that violated state emergency directives ...