Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval signed a Proclamation declaring Saturday, September 30, 2017 as Nevada's inaugural "Public Lands Day." Nevada residents and visitors are invited to celebrate Nevada Public Lands Day with a fee-free day at Nevada's State Parks. Park fees, including entrance, camping, and boating, will be waived at state parks throughout Nevada. The Silver State has celebrated Public Lands Day for many years and this legislative session, the day was officially designated in state law.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he has signed an Executive Order reconvening the Gaming Policy Committee to gather information, engage in discussion, and provide recommendations on policies related to the potential interactions between Nevada's gaming industry and the state's fledgling marijuana industry.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he will convene the Governor's Opioid State Action Accountability Taskforce on September 25, 2017. The group will hear updates from state and federal agencies regarding how they are working to combat the opioid crisis in the Silver State. This Governor first convened this group as his Prescription Drug Summit Planning Committee in June 2016 in order to help inform the agenda for the 2016 Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Summit. The Governor will reconvene and repurpose this group in order to ensure accountability of the recommendations made during the Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Summit.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced the appointment of Lidia Stiglich to the Nevada Supreme Court District G, effective January 2, 2017. Judge Stiglich will replace Justice Nancy Saitta who resigned from the court in August, 2016. The selection was made following interviews with the three finalists who were recommended by the Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Board of the Nevada Governor's Office of Economic Development today voted to approve the applications for seven companies proposing the creation of more than 1,000 jobs and investing more than $47 million in Nevada.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced the appointment of Steve Hill, Dallas Haun, and Bill Hornbuckle to the Clark County Stadium Authority Board, effective immediately. The Governor has named Steve Hill Chairman of the Authority.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today issued the following statement after the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced the draft Environmental Impact Statement to withdraw a subset of lands that are in sage-grouse habitat from future mining claims.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced the appointment of Dr. James Daniel Carpenter to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Dr. Carpenter will replace Pat Lundvall, effective today.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval issued the following statement after President Obama signed a Proclamation under the Antiquities Act designating approximately 290,000 acres in Southeastern Nevada as the Gold Butte National Monument.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Nevada Aging and Disability Services Division (ADSD) Volunteer Programs invites community-minded people to attend their upcoming Meet and Greet events.  Five events will be held throughout the Las Vegas Metropolitan area to recruit needed volunteers to serve older adults and people with disabilities.  Volunteers are needed to conduct outreach, make presentations, counsel Medicare beneficiaries on health benefits and advocate for residents in Long-Term Care facilities.

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