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Weekly COVID tests ordered for unvaccinated state workers

The governor’s office is encouraging state employees to get vaccinated before the August weekly testing requirements take effect.

Nevada hospitality jobs drive increased employment in June

That category has lagged behind most other industries especially in the Las Vegas area where the vast majority of leisure and hospitality workers are.

Overdose deaths set record in U.S. but not in Carson City

Carson Sheriff Ken Furlong said there were 3 overdose deaths in the capital in 2020 and, through the first half of this year, 1.

Nevada DMV rolls out new driver’s license design

New security features include the fact that cards issued to minors will be printed vertically instead of horizontally.

Nevada COVID cases spiking, but mostly in Clark County

The number of COVID-19 infections is again spiking in Nevada but the problem is primarily confined to the Las Vegas area. Deputy Nevada health and Human services Director Candice McDaniel said Thursday hospitalizations in Clark County have doubled in the past month with the test positivity rate shooting up to 9.2 percent.

Some state workers taking furloughs missed during legislative session

Some employees in critical positions were unable to take furlough days during the legislative session and ended up owing back furlough days

208 new laws take effect in Nevada on July 1

All or parts of 208 bills passed by the 2021 Legislature take effect Thursday, including the so-called “public option” health insurance plan.

Lombardo touring Northern Nevada to head off Democratic agenda

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Wednesday he’s running for governor to head off some of the changes being made by Democrats in Carson City.

Gaming win sets all-time record in May — $1.23 billion

May marks three consecutive months of win over $1 billion. The last time that happened was December 2019 through February 2020.

6 murderers have sentences commuted by Nevada pardons board

That does not, however, mean any of them will be released from prison anytime soon.

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