The start of a new odd-numbered calendar year in Nevada means it is time for a new legislative session in Carson City. This session brings added intrigue because we have Steve Sisolak, who will be the first Democrat to occupy the Governor’s Mansion in two decades.
In December, nine Assembly members and five state senators came together to discuss the current and future state of technology-driven economic development happening in Nevada. Composed of lawmakers from the north and south, the newly formed Tech Caucus is a bicameral, bipartisan group focused on enlightening the Legislature on emerging technology and business-related issues in the upcoming session.
The benefits for businesses installing solar energy systems is the focus of a forum to be held the afternoon of Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at the University of Nevada, Reno’s Innevation Center, 450 Sinclair St., Reno.
In a flurry of legislative approvals June 2, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval added his signature to Assembly Bill 471, which formally stands up the Office of Cyber Defense Coordination within the Department of Public Safety. The move makes Nevada one of the latest states trying to shape its cybersecurity destiny with an office meant to coordinate and respond to the myriad threats circulating the Internet.
It’s that time of year again. You will soon see them at the supermarket parking lot, in front of government buildings and at the mall. No, I’m not talking about the Salvation Army bell ringers. I’m talking about signature gatherers – folks who, more often than not, are getting paid to gather signatures to qualify initiative petitions for the 2016 ballot.