Reno, Nevada - The Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) Nevada Area Council (NAC) announced the election of key volunteer leadership at its annual meeting on January 25, 2015. Council President Jeffery Whitaker and Council Commissioner Ron Thornton will lead the NAC executive committee for 2015-2017, including Thierry Barkley (Legal Counsel), Ed Ricks (VP Property/Real Estate), Dennis Lally (VP Programs), Jim Stewart (VP District Operations), Larry Tuntland (VP Finance), Wade Christenson (Treasurer), Jim Rogers (VP Marketing and Special Events), Colonel Dan R. Waters (Membership Chair), Danny Hunsaker (VP Training), and Sandy Rogers (VP Community Development). Scout Executive /CEO Keith Ashby continues his responsibility for the Council’s professional staff.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today signed the Homeowner Protections Act of 2015, Assembly Bill 125, an act relating to construction defect litigation. The Legislature approved the bill on Friday, February 20 for signature and final authorization. The bill makes numerous changes to Chapter 40 of the Nevada Revised Statutes which governs legal actions pertaining to construction defects.

Carson City, Nevada - The lights on Nevada’s Capitol Grounds will be dimmed for three minutes tonight, Wednesday February 18th, at 10:30 p.m. at the direction of Governor Brian Sandoval in honor of former University of Nevada, Las Vegas men’s basketball coach, Jerry Tarkanian.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today introduced a bold plan to modernize and improve every level of Nevada’s public education system and its revenue structure.  Governor Sandoval proposed $882 million in new education spending and structural, meaningful reforms within our public education system.

Yerington, Nevada - Nevada Copper Corp. (TSX: NCU) ("Nevada Copper" or the “Company”) is pleased to provide an update and summary of project activities for 2015 on its 100% owned Pumpkin Hollow Copper Project (“the Project”), located near Yerington, Nevada.

Elko, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced the appointment of Rex Steninger to the Elko County Commission. Steninger was the highest ranking finalist recommended to Governor Sandoval by the Elko County Commission.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he has appointed Jim Wells as Interim Director of Administration effective March 2, 2015.  Jim Wells is currently the Executive Director of the State of Nevada Public Employees’ Benefits Program.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced the inaugural appointments to the newly created Nevada Court of Appeals. Sandoval has selected Jerome “Jerry” Tao, Michael Patrick Gibbons, and Abbi Silver, for departments one, two, and three, respectively. The selections were made following interviews with each of the nine finalists as recommended by the Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval released the following statement after Nevada State Senator Debbie Smith announced that she had been diagnosed with an operable brain tumor.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval issued the following statement today after the Interim Finance Committee budget presentation on the FY15 ending fund balance. During a presentation made by the Office of the Governor and the Department of Administration it was announced that there is currently a projected shortfall in meeting a five percent ending fund balance for FY15. The shortfall is caused by actual revenue numbers not meeting the projected forecasts of the Economic Forum, specifically gaming and net proceeds revenues, as well as a significant increase in the student population in the Clark County School District.