Geoff Dornan

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Nevada jobless rate down another two tenths in June

Unemployment continued to decline in June, falling to just 3.3 percent in the Reno-Sparks area and 3.7 percent in Carson City.

Nevada resorts end year with another $1B win

Total win for the 2022 fiscal year was $14.63 billion, a 37.34 percent increase over the pandemic-stricken fiscal 2021 and the highest total win ever.

Nevada lawmakers OK $18.7 million in federal grants

The Interim Finance Committee approved a series of more than 30 grants of American Rescue Plan Act money to community non-profits.

Nevada casinos’ win again tops $1 billion

Gaming win again passed $1 billion in May as casino licensees reported collecting a total of $1.3 billion.

Schmidt says not directly involved in Gilbert’s recount

Assembly District 40 candidate Gary Schmidt said he was involved but that he, “withdrew from that in 24 hours.”

Nevada Supreme Court rules on election-based ballot questions

A ballot question converting Nevada’s elections into an open primary and ranked-choice general election system can go on the November ballot.

Carson sheriff joins virtual mental crisis care program

Those struggling with a mental health crisis in jurisdictions across Nevada will soon be able to connect by iPad with a behavioral health professional.

School vouchers lawsuit tossed by Nevada Supreme Court

The court ruled the Education Freedom PAC failed to provide a funding source to pay for what it wanted to do.

State officials OK nearly $620 million in service agreements

The governor, secretary of state and attorney general approved 146 Master Service Agreements during the 10-minute meeting.

Climate change driving Tahoe environmental impacts, lawmakers told

Nevada lawmakers were told climate change is driving environmental changes in the Tahoe Basin, including a significant increase in wildfires.

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