Reno, Nevada - A man who made false statements and used phony documents to solicit millions from victims who thought they were helping him purchase a golf course in Gardnerville, Nev., was sentenced to 19½ years in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $1.4 million in restitution, announced U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden for the District of Nevada.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval and Legislative Leadership today announced the Teach Nevada Scholarship, a new program designed to provide a long-term solution to the teacher shortage across Nevada. This program will attract and incentivize Nevadans to earn the accreditation, certificate, or degree necessary to become a licensed teacher in Nevada by providing scholarships to students.  Also announced was a special incentive pay program for the upcoming biennium to address the immediate shortage.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval issued the following statement today as he continues to work with Legislative Leadership to fully fund the Executive Budget with a targeted investment in modernizing our education system and enhancing our delivery of education.

Carson City, Nevada - First Lady Kathleen Sandoval today encouraged all Nevadans to join the campaign against sexual assault by wearing denim tomorrow, Wednesday, April 29th.  Denim Day is a national event that allows men and women to stand in solidarity against sexual assault and sexual violence, and express support for victims of those crimes.

Reno, Nevada - The FBI Las Vegas Division is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons, responsible for the firebombing/arson which occurred a local Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) restaurantat 1805 Sliverada Blvd. in Reno, Nevada.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval announced today the appointment of Michonne Ascuaga and the reappointment of Patricia Mulroy to the Nevada Gaming Commission. Ascuaga will take the place of retiring Commissioner Joe Brown, effective immediately.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today issued the following statement after the Economic Forum made their final projections for the biennium.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected a site near Fallon, Nevada for their Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE), and $2 million in federal funds to launch the ground-breaking research project. FORGE will allow scientists and engineers to develop, test, and accelerate breakthroughs in enhanced geothermal technologies and techniques.

Carson City, Nevada - The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health‘s Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program, in partnership with the Nevada Department of Agriculture, will be administering the Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) for Children Program during the Summer of 2015.

Reno, Nevada - A man who was found in possession of 6,000 images and 20 videos of child pornography, including child rape, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, lifetime supervised release, and ordered to pay $25,000 in restitution to various victims, announced U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden, for the District of Nevada.