Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval has appointed Dixie Grossman to the Second Judicial District Court.

Carson City, Nevada - Richard Whitley, Director of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) recently announced the names of three community provider organizations selected to receive the Opioid State Targeted Response (STR) Integrated Opioid Treatment and Recovery Centers (IOTRC) grants. “Improved access to services is key to combating the opioid crisis,” said Whitley. “By having treatment options, citizens may be able to return to the workforce as productive members of society.”

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval issued the following statement after President Trump issued a memorandum to United States Attorney General Sessions instructing him to “propose for notice and comment a rule banning all devices that turn legal weapons into machine guns.” In the memo, President Trump specifically mentioned the October 1st tragedy that claimed 58 lives and devastated the southern Nevada community.

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 Nevada maintained the highest private sector job growth in the United States through the first half of 2017. During the recession, Nevada’s employment growth was the lowest in the nation in 2009 (-10.1 percent) and 2010 (-2.8 percent). With data through the second quarter of 2017, Nevada has regained the title of the fastest growing private sector in the United States, with the addition of 41,000 jobs relative to the first six months of 2016, a growth rate of 3.7 percent.

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, Nevada - Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt issued the following statement after his office provided $600,000 of non-taxpayer settlement funds to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department towards investigative costs accrued by law enforcement. The funding results from a deceptive trade settlement obtained by the Office of the Nevada Attorney General's Bureau of Consumer Protection in July, 2017, and processed in an expedited manner at the direction of Governor Brian Sandoval.

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 issued the following statement upon hearing the news of the passing of Joe Crowley. Mr. Crowley was the University of Nevada, Reno's longest serving president and a community leader.

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.