News Releases

Governor Joe Lombardo Appoints Dr. Vicki Mazzorana to Cannabis Compliance Board.

February 14, 2024

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced his appointment of Dr. Vicki Mazzorana to the Cannabis Compliance Board. “I’m honored to be appointed to the Cannabis Compliance Board,” said Dr. Vicki Mazzorana. “I believe in responsible and reasonable cannabis regulation, and I look forward to utilizing my unique background in emergency medicine to benefit the evolving cannabis industry in Nevada.” ...

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Governor Joe Lombardo and Controller Andy Matthews Announce New Nevada Open Finance Portal

February 13, 2024

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo and Controller Andy Matthews announced the launch of the new Nevada Open Finance Portal, a website that provides detailed, up-to-date information on state spending.

Media Advisory: Controller Andy Matthews To Announce Nevada Open Finance Portal

February 9th, 2024

Next week, on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, Nevada State Controller Andy Matthews will announce the launch of the Nevada Open Finance Portal. The portal is designed as a user-friendly online tool to share financial information with Nevada taxpayers, while promoting unprecedented transparency, accountability, and citizen engagement.”

DMV Director Announces Retirement

February 9th, 2024

After 30 years of public service to the State of Nevada, Department of Motor Vehicles Director Julie Butler has announced her intent to retire on March 1, 2024.

“Director Butler has exemplified dedication to public service over her three decades in Nevada government,” said Governor Joe Lombardo. “I offer her my sincere gratitude for her time and effort in making this state a better place for all Nevadans.”

ICYMI: Governor Joe Lombardo Announces Over 140 New Jobs and Over $120 Million in New Capital Investments

January 25th, 2024

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo and the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) approved three companies that will receive $14,520,823 in tax abatements. In return, these companies are projected to create 148 jobs in the next two years at an average weighted hourly wage of $37.49. ....

Governor Lombardo Announces State Government Office Closures in Northern Nevada January 12th, 2024

January 12th, 2024

Governor Joe Lombardo today announced office Closures in Northern Nevada....

Governor Lombardo Announces State Government Office Closures in Northern Nevada January 11th, 2024

January 11th, 2024

Governor Joe Lombardo today announced office Closures in Northern Nevada....

Governor Lombardo Announces Chief of Staff Transition

December 27th, 2023

Governor Joe Lombardo today announced a transition in the role of Chief of Staff in his administration....

Governor Lombardo Announces Las Vegas Stadium Authority Appointments

December 5, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced his appointments of Steve Hill and Tommy White to the Las Vegas Stadium Authority Board of Directors.

“I’m pleased to announce that I’ve appointed Steve Hill of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and Tommy White of the Laborers International Union, Local 872 to the Las Vegas Stadium Authority,” said Governor Joe Lombardo. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces James Humm as Executive Director of the Cannabis Compliance Board

December 5, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced James “Jimmy” Humm as the new Executive Director of the Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB).

“I’m pleased to announce Jimmy Humm as the new Executive Director of the Cannabis Compliance Board,” said Governor Joe Lombardo. ...

Governor Lombardo Lowers Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Fallen Nevada State Troopers

November 30, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced that the flags would be immediately lowered to half-staff in honor of the two Nevada State Troopers, who were killed in the line of duty early this morning on November 30, 2023. ...

Governor Lombardo Statement on Nevada State Trooper Deaths

November 30, 2023

Following the tragic report from Nevada State Police this morning, please see the following statement from Governor Joe Lombardo

“I’m profoundly saddened by the deaths of two of our brave Nevada State Troopers, who were killed early this morning in Las Vegas. ...

ICYMI: Governor Joe Lombardo Announces Over 700 New Jobs and Over $70 Million in New Capital Investments

November 20, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo and the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) approved eight companies that will receive $7,249,200 in tax abatements. In return, these companies are projected to create 533 jobs in the next two years at an average weighted hourly wage of $32.86. That figure is expected to grow to 724 jobs in five years. Additionally, these companies will make capital investments of $72,330,374 and generate $65,113,684 in new tax revenues over the 10-year abatement period. ...

Governor Joe Lombardo Announces New Patient Protection Commission Members

November 17, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced his new appointments to the Patient Protection Commission.

“I thank these new Patient Protection Commission Members for their willingness to serve, and I look forward to their thoughtful contributions to our state’s health care system,” said Governor Joe Lombardo. ...

Governor Joe Lombardo Statement on Successful Athletics Relocation Vote

November 16, 2023

Today, Major League Baseball owners unanimously approved the relocation of the Athletics to Las Vegas. Please see the statement below from Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo: ...

Governor Joe Lombardo Announces Kris Sanchez as Incoming Business and Industry Director

November 13, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced Kris Sanchez as the incoming Director of the Department of Business and Industry. Sanchez was appointed after current Director Terry Reynolds announced his retirement this month. ...

Governor Lombardo Appoints Scott Scherer to Nevada Commission on Ethics

November 2, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced his appointment of Scott Scherer to the Nevada Commission on Ethics. ...

Governor Lombardo Appoints Scott Hammond as Executive Director of the Nevada Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation

October 31, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced his appointment of Scott Scherer to the Nevada Commission on Ethics. ...

State Infrastructure Bank Approves Largest Charter School Investment in History, to Add 7,500 Charter School Seats in Underserved Communities

October 30, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo and Treasurer Zach Conine announced that the Nevada State Infrastructure Bank has approved a $100 million revolving loan fund that will expand access to high-quality charter schools in underserved communities. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces Retirement of Judge James E. Wilson, Jr., Vacant Seat on First Judicial District Court

October 20, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced the vacancy for the First Judicial District Court of Nevada, District 2, following the resignation of Judge James E. Wilson, Jr. ...

Governor Joe Lombardo Appoints Two Charter School Leaders to Key Education Posts

October 20, 2023

Governor Joe Lombardo today announced his appointment of two charter school leaders to key state education posts. Governor Lombardo appointed Melissa Mackedon to serve as the Executive Director of the State Public Charter School Authority and Angela Orr to serve on the State Board of Education, District 2. ...

Governor Joe Lombardo Announces Plan to Transform the Nevada Public Option into Market Stabilization Program

October 11, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced his plan to transform the Nevada Public Option into a Market Stabilization Program. The plan will bring greater stability to Nevada’s individual market for health insurance by reinvesting 1332 waiver funds back into the marketplace and provider system. ...

Governor Lombardo Lowers Flags to Half-Staff, Lights Capitol Blue to Honor Victims of Terror Attacks in Israel

October 9, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced that he would lower the flags to half-staff and light the Nevada State Capitol Building blue in honor of the victims of the terror attacks in Israel. ...

Governor Joe Lombardo Appoints Randy Brown to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada

September 27, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced his appointment of Randy Brown to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN). Brown will begin his service on October 1, 2023. ...

ICYMI: Governor Joe Lombardo Leads Republican Governors in Raising Concerns on Biden’s Phase II NEPA Rule

September 26, 2023

In case you missed it, 17 Republican governors, led by Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo and Utah Governor Spencer Cox, sent a letter today to the Biden Administration criticizing efforts to make the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) less efficient, less effective, invite litigation, and fail to fully consider state-specific information in the NEPA process. ...

Governor Lombardo and State Superintendent Ebert Announce Acing Accountability

September 21, 2023

Governor Joe Lombardo and State Superintendent Jhone Ebert unveiled focused accountability metrics while touring schools. During the 2023 legislative session, Governor Lombardo signed and the legislature passed the largest education budget in state history, committing an additional $2.6 billion dollars to Nevada’s K-12 education system. Several bills also put accountability measures into place to ensure the state is getting a return on the historic investment in student succes

Governor Lombardo Appoints Iris Ramos Jones to Lead Office for New Americans

September 18, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced his appointment of Iris Ramos Jones as Director of the Governor’s Office for New Americans (ONA).

“I’m pleased to announce my appointment of Iris Ramos Jones as the new Director of the Office for New Americans,” said Governor Joe Lombardo.

Governor Joe Lombardo Ends State of Emergency, Issues

September 8, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo issued an update on the recovery efforts taken to assist counties impacted by Hurricane Hilary in August. The severe weather event resulted in destruction across several counties, leaving state officials and partners to ensure impacted counties received the essential resources necessary for response and recovery.

Governor Lombardo Declares State of Emergency Due to Hurricane Hilary

August 20, 2023

This afternoon, Governor Joe Lombardo declared a state of emergency due to the imminent threat from Hurricane Hilary, as current forecast models predict severe weather across the State of Nevada. ...

Governor Lombardo Issues Update on State Preparation for Hurricane Hilary, Urges Nevadans to Prepare for Severe Weather

August 19, 2023

This afternoon, Governor Lombardo issued an update on the collaborative efforts state agencies have implemented in preparation of Hurricane Hilary and urged all Nevadans to prepare for severe weather. ...

Governor Lombardo Activates Nevada National Guard Troops to Southern Nevada Ahead of Hurricane Hilary, Issues Emergency Guidance

August 18, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced that he would activate 100 Nevada National Guard troops to southern Nevada ahead of Hurricane Hilary making landfall. The troops will be staged to support southern counties that are impacted by the severe weather. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces Adriana Guzmán Fralick as New Chair of Cannabis Compliance Board

August 17, 2023

Governor Joe Lombardo announced Adriana Guzmán Fralick as the new Chair of the Cannabis Compliance Board (CCB). Guzmán Fralick was initially appointed by Governor Lombardo to the CCB in January 2023. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces Short-Term Solution for Opportunity Scholarship Students

August 11, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced a short-term solution to the Opportunity Scholarship crisis, which was initially created when legislative Democrats stripped scholarship funding out of Governor Lombardo’s education bill (AB400). Legislators then refused to consider any other funding plan and then again declined to help Opportunity Scholarship students earlier this week.

Governor Lombardo Statement on IFC Vote on Opportunity Scholarships

August 9, 2023

Today, the Interim Finance Committee (IFC) voted against Governor Joe Lombardo’s proposal to utilize unallocated federal COVID relief funds to maintain Opportunity Scholarship funding for the 2023 school year. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces Solution to Maintain Opportunity Scholarship Funding

July 28, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo proposed utilizing unallocated federal COVID relief funds to prevent hundreds of Nevada school children from being kicked off their Opportunity Scholarships. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces New Boards and Commissions Appointments

July 19, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced several new boards and commissions appointments for June and July 2023. Key appointments include: ...

ICYMI: Governor Lombardo and State Superintendent Ebert Announce First Round of $70 Million in Funding for Early Childhood Education Programs

July 12, 2023

In case you missed it, today, the Nevada Department of Education and the Office of Governor Joe Lombardo are excited to announce the release of the first round of $70 million in funding for the Early Childhood Innovative Literacy Program. The funding was made possible by the passage of, Governor-sponsored, Assembly Bill 400 during the 2023 session of the Nevada Legislature. ...

Governor Lombardo and the State Public Charter School Authority Open Applications for Charter School Transportation Funding Requests

June 30, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced that the State Public Charter School Authority (SPCSA) officially opened applications for charter schools to request transportation funding. ...

Governor Lombardo Signs Landmark Legislation, Successfully Passes Historic Education and Public Safety Agenda in First Legislative Session

June 16, 2023

Today, 10 days after the end of the 2023 Legislative Session, Governor Joe Lombardo officially returned all outstanding legislation to the Office of the Secretary of State. In total, Governor Lombardo received 611 bills throughout the 82nd Legislative Session, ultimately signing 536 of the bills that reached his desk. ...

Governor Lombardo Signs Senate Bill 1

June 15, 2023

This afternoon, Governor Joe Lombardo signed Senate Bill 1.

“I’m excited to officially sign SB1 this afternoon,” said Governor Joe Lombardo. ...

Governor Lombardo To Convene Special Session At 10:00 AM Tomorrow

June 6, 2023

Tonight, Governor Joe Lombardo announced that he will officially convene a special session of the Nevada Legislature tomorrow morning. The second special legislative session will begin at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, June 7, 2023. The signed proclamation is attached. ...

Governor Lombardo Convenes Special Session Beginning at 8:00 PM Tonight

June 6, 2023

Tonight, Governor Joe Lombardo officially convened a special session of the Nevada Legislature. The special session will begin at 8:00 PM and end by 11:59 PM tonight on Tuesday, June 6, 2023. The signed proclamation is attached. ...

Governor Lombardo Statement on End of Legislative Session

June 6, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo released the following statement after the conclusion of the 82nd (2023) Legislative Session at 11:59 PM on Monday, June 5, 2023: ...

Governor Lombardo Vetoes Assembly Bill 520

June 2, 2023

Tonight, Governor Joe Lombardo vetoed Assembly Bill 520, the Appropriations Act. The Governor’s veto letter is attached. ...

Governor Lombardo Signs Historic Education Budget and School Safety Bills

June 1, 2023

Tonight, Governor Joe Lombardo signed the K-12 Education Funding Bill, in addition to AB 330, which is Governor Lombardo’s Safer and Supportive Schools Act, and AB 285, Assemblywoman Angie Taylor’s school safety legislation. ...

Governor Lombardo Declares State of Emergency Due to Snowmelt Flooding in Northern Nevada

May 29, 2023

This evening, Governor Joe Lombardo declared a state of emergency due to flooding, mudslides, and other issues resulting from seasonal water runoff across northern Nevada. Due to an unprecedented winter snowpack, counties and tribal areas are now experiencing significant snowmelt and runoff, which has threatened to overwhelm regional infrastructure, rivers, and reservoirs. ...

Governor Lombardo Signs AB 73, Allowing Students to Wear Cultural Adornments at Graduation

May 25, 2023

This afternoon, Governor Joe Lombardo hosted a signing ceremony for AB 73, which ensures the right of public school students to wear religious and cultural adornments at school graduation ceremonies. ...

Governor Joe Lombardo Statement on Budget Bills

May 25, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo released the following statement:

“As the five budget bills are being fast-tracked by legislative Democrats, I will repeat what I have previously stated. I will not sign any budget bills until my priorities are addressed. ...

Local and State Leaders Join A’s in Announcing Plan to Bring MLB to Nevada

May 24, 2023

Governor Joe Lombardo today announced a tentative agreement between his office, the A’s organization, Treasurer Zach Conine, and Clark County officials to forward a bill for consideration by the Nevada Legislature that would bring Major League Baseball to the Las Vegas Strip. ...

Arizona, California, and Nevada Governors Announce Lower Basin Plan to Protect Colorado River

May 22, 2023

Today, Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs, California Governor Gavin Newsom, and Nevada Governor Joe Lombardo announced that the Colorado River Lower Basin States have developed a plan to conserve 3 million acre-feet over the next three years to protect the Colorado River system. ...

Lombardo: School Safety Legislation Unacceptable, We Must Protect Nevada Students and Teachers

May 19, 2023

Following today’s committee passage deadline, Governor Joe Lombardo’s office reaffirmed his commitment to school safety legislation that protects students and teachers and stated that the legislation passed by the Senate Education Committee today is insufficient and would not be signed without significant changes. ...

Governor Lombardo Vetoes SB171, AB354, and AB355

May 17, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo vetoed SB171 , AB354, and AB355, which arrived to his desk on Monday, following votes in the Senate and Assembly on party lines. The Office of the Governor returned the bills, along with letters from Governor Lombardo explaining his veto justification, to the Senate and Assembly this morning. ...

Governor Lombardo Designates May 7-13 As Nevada State Employee Appreciation Week

May 9, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced that the State of Nevada will celebrate Nevada State Employee Appreciation Week from Sunday, May 7 to Saturday, May 13. ...

Office of the Governor Statement on Economic Forum Meeting Today

May 1, 2023

Today, the Economic Forum met to forecast and review the upcoming general fund revenues for the current fiscal year and upcoming biennium. Following the conclusion of the meeting, Ben Kieckhefer, Chief of Staff to Governor Joe Lombardo, announced that the Office of the Governor would submit budget amendments to appropriately direct some of the forecasted revenu ...

Governor Lombardo Appoints George Markantonis To Nevada Gaming Commission

April 27, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced that he has appointed George Markantonis to the Nevada Gaming Commission. George Markantonis will replace outgoing Commissioner Steve Cohen. ...

Lombardo Administration Presents Government Modernization and Efficiency Act to Senate Committee on Government Affairs

April 26, 2023

This afternoon, the Lombardo administration presented SB 431, the Government Modernization and Efficiency Act, which was introduced by Governor Joe Lombardo last month. ...

Statement on City Charter Legislation from Lombardo Chief of Staff Ben Kieckhefer

April 18, 2023

Today, Governor Lombardo’s Chief of Staff Ben Kieckhefer released the following statement on pending city charter legislation: ...

Governor Lombardo Announces the Graduation of Class 18 of the Nevada Certified Public Manager Program Today

April 6, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo is pleased to announce the graduation of Class 18 of the Nevada Certified Public Manager (NVCPM) Program. The 34 graduates from across the state represent 13 State agencies, 2 State Boards, 2 local government entities, and 2 institutions from the Nevada System of Higher Education. A graduation ceremony was held this afternoon in the Old Assembly Chambers in the State Capitol building. ...

Governor Lombardo Appoints Clara Andriola To District 4 Seat On Washoe County Commission

April 5, 2023

Today, Governor Lombardo announced that he has appointed Clara Andriola to the Washoe County Commission. Andriola will fill the vacant commission seat representing District 4, which was previously held by Vaughn Hartung. Hartung resigned from the Washoe County Commission in March. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces High Speed Nevada Internet Outreach Tour

March 31, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo and the Governor’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT) announced the kickoff of the High Speed Nevada Connectivity Outreach and Engagement Tour next week. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces Executive Order Establishing Nevada’s Energy Policy Objectives

March 27, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced Executive Order 2023-007, which outlines his state energy policy objectives for the next decade. The Executive Order highlights Governor Lombardo’s multifaceted approach to state energy policy and fulfills his promise made in his State of the State speech to address energy objectives through an executive order. ...

Governor Lombardo Amends Emergency Declaration As Flooding Continues

March 16, 2023

This afternoon, Governor Joe Lombardo amended his declaration of emergency to include additional areas that have been impacted by the ongoing severe weather in northern Nevada. ...

Governor Lombardo Appoints Vaughn Hartung To Nevada Transportation Authority

March 14, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced his appointment of Vaughn Hartung to the Nevada Transportation Authority (NTA) and designated him as the NTA’s new chair. Hartung announced his resignation from the Washoe County Commission this afternoon. ...

Governor Lombardo Issues Weather Update, Cautions Nevadans Amid Continued Storms

March 14, 2023

This afternoon, Governor Joe Lombardo issued an update on the state response to the severe weather that has impacted Nevada. ...

Governor Lombardo Amends Emergency Declaration To Include Additional Counties

March 11, 2023

This evening, Governor Joe Lombardo amended his declaration of emergency to include additional counties that have been impacted by the ongoing severe weather in northern Nevada. ...

Governor Lombardo Declares State Of Emergency Due To Severe Weather In Northern Nevada

March 10, 2023

This evening, Governor Joe Lombardo declared a state of emergency due to ongoing severe weather conditions in Churchill County, Douglas County, and Lyon County. Since yesterday, severe weather has brought heavy rainfall, flooding, and infrastructure damage to northern Nevada. ...

Flags To Return To Full-Staff Tomorrow At Sunrise

March 9, 2023

Tomorrow at sunrise, the flags of the United States and the State of Nevada will return to full-staff, per Executive Order 2023-006. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces Two New Judicial Appointments

March 9, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced his selections for two new judicial appointments. Governor Lombardo appointed Paul M. Gaudet to the Eighth Judicial District Court, Family Division, Department N and Regina M. McConnell to the Eighth Judicial District Court, Family Division, Department O. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces Two Judicial Appointments

February 28, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced his selections for two new judicial appointments. Governor Lombardo appointed Danielle “Pieper” Chio to the Eighth Judicial District Court, Department 7 and Jacob A. Reynolds to the Eighth Judicial District Court, Department 29. ...

Governor Lombardo Extends State Government Offices Closures Today in Northern Nevada

February 28, 2023

This morning, Governor Joe Lombardo announced that state offices in Carson City, Douglas County, Lyon County, Storey County, and Washoe County will remain closed on Tuesday, February 28, 2023. Aside from essential public safety and corrections personnel, state offices in these counties will be closed today due to ongoing severe winter weather. ...

Governor Joe Lombardo Signs Senate Bill 124, Urges Support for Charter School Transportation Funding

February 27, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo signed Senate Bill 124, ending a mining tax prepayment in the current the fiscal year, rather than the first year of the next biennium. This measure will effectively transfer roughly $70 million from the General Fund in Fiscal Year 2023 to the State Education Fund in Fiscal Year 2024. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces State Government Offices Closures Today in Northern Nevada

February 27, 2023

Due to severe incoming winter weather in northern Nevada, Governor Joe Lombardo has announced that state offices in Carson City, Douglas County, Lyon County, Storey County, and Washoe County will remain closed on Monday, February 27, 2023. Aside from essential public safety and corrections personnel, state offices in these counties will be closed today due to incoming winter storms. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces State Government Offices Closures Today in Northern Nevada

February 24, 2023

Due to the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) reporting severe weather and potentially dangerous road conditions, Governor Joe Lombardo has ordered an early closing for all state government offices in Carson City, Douglas County, Esmeralda County, Lincoln County, Lyon County, Nye County, Storey County, and Washoe County today. Aside from essential public safety and corrections personnel, state offices in these counties will close early at 3:00 pm today. ...

Governor Lombardo Declares End of the State of Emergency Due to Gas Pipeline Disruption

February 14, 2023

This afternoon, Governor Joe Lombardo issued a proclamation ending the state of emergency in Nevada due to the gas pipeline disruption. While the Kinder Morgan pipeline resumed operations on Saturday afternoon, the Office of the Governor advised that the state of emergency would remain in effect until emergency management partners were able to confirm that fuel transportation and supply had fully returned to normal in Las Vegas. ...

Governor Lombardo Statement On Gas Pipeline Resuming Normal Operations

February 11, 2023

This afternoon, the Office of the Governor was informed that Kinder Morgan had successfully resumed pipeline operations. Please see the following statement from Governor Lombardo: ...

Governor Lombardo Update On Gas Pipeline Disruption

February 11, 2023

Last night, Governor Joe Lombardo declared a state of emergency to help mitigate the impact of the California fuel pipeline leak in Southern Nevada. Since declaring the state of emergency, the Office of the Governor has remained in constant communication with Kinder Morgan, the Nevada Division of Emergency Management, and Clark County officials. ...

Governor Lombardo Declares State of Emergency Due To Gas Pipeline Disruption

February 10, 2023

This evening, Governor Joe Lombardo declared a state of emergency to help mitigate the impact of the California fuel pipeline leak in Southern Nevada. The Office of the Governor is actively working with Kinder Morgan, the Nevada Division of Emergency Management, and Clark County officials to monitor the situation and provide timely updates to Clark County residents. ...

Governor Lombardo Signs Executive Order Demanding Audit of Nevada Public Schools

February 6, 2023

Governor Joe Lombardo signed Executive Order 2023-005, which directed the Division of Internal Audits in the Governor’s Finance Office to review Nevada’s 17 public school districts and the Nevada State Public Charter School Authority. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces Dwayne McClinton as Director of the Office of Energy

February 2, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced Dwayne McClinton as the Director of the Office of Energy. McClinton previously served on Governor Lombardo’s transition team. ...

Governor Lombardo Statement on Colorado River Proposal Letter

January 31, 2023

Today, Nevada and five other states within the Colorado River Compact outlined a proposed series of Colorado River cuts in a signed letter to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. The letter was submitted as Colorado River basin states work to curb regional water usage ahead of the federal government’s review of current environmental protection guidelines. ...

Governor Lombardo Appoints George Assad to Nevada Gaming Control Board

January 30, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced his appointment of George Assad to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Assad previously served as a former Las Vegas Municipal Court Judge for nine years. ...

Governor Lombardo Statement on Death of Tyre Nichols

January 27, 2023

Please see the following statement from Governor Joe Lombardo on the death of Tyre Nichols. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces Three New Board and Commission Appointments

January 27, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced three new board and commission appointments. Governor Lombardo announced his appointments of Brian Krolicki to the Nevada Gaming Commission, Adriana Guzmán Fralick to the Cannabis Compliance Board, and Donna Bath to the Commission on Judicial Selection. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces Three New Board and Commission Appointments

January 27, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced three new board and commission appointments. Governor Lombardo announced his appointments of Brian Krolicki to the Nevada Gaming Commission, Adriana Guzmán Fralick to the Cannabis Compliance Board, and Donna Bath to the Commission on Judicial Selection. ...

Governor Lombardo Signs Set of Executive Orders Addressing Nevada Regulations

January 12, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo signed two new executive orders at the Nevada State Capitol. Both executive orders reaffirm Governor Lombardo’s commitment to streamlining regulations and licensing processes in Nevada. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces Selection of Kirk Hendrick As Next Chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board

January 11, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo announced his selection of Kirk Hendrick as a member and as the next chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board. ...

Governor Lombardo Announces State Government Offices Closures in Northern Nevada

January 10, 2023

Due to the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) and the Department of Public Safety (DPS) reporting severe weather and potentially dangerous road conditions, Governor Joe Lombardo has ordered an early closing for all state government offices in Washoe, Carson, Douglas, Lyon, and Storey counties today. Aside from essential public safety and corrections personnel, state offices in these counties will close early at 3:00 pm today. ...

Governor Lombardo Declares Liquid Petroleum Gas Delivery Emergency

January 6, 2023

Tonight, Governor Joe Lombardo issued a proclamation declaring a liquid petroleum gas delivery emergency in Nevada. ...

Governor Lombardo Issues Winter Weather Update for Northern Nevada, Cautions Nevadans Ahead of Incoming Storm

January 4, 2023

Today, Governor Joe Lombardo issued updates on the state’s call to action on the major weather incident that has impacted Nevada over the last several days. ...