Carson City, Nevada - The United States Department of Agriculture recently released its announcement of the Summer Electronic Benefit Transfer for Children (Summer EBT) Program grant awardees.  Nevada was one of eight awardees.

Carson City, Nevada - First Lady Kathleen Sandoval today encouraged all Nevadans to join her in participating in Denim Day tomorrow, Wednesday, April 27th. By participating in Denim Day, Nevadans will join an international campaign against sexual assault and sexual violence and demonstrate support for victims of those crimes.

Reno, Nevada - The owner of several Reno, Nevada landscaping and rock hauling businesses pleaded guilty in federal court today to one count of failure to pay over employment taxes, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General Caroline D. Ciraolo of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden of the District of Nevada.  The bookkeeper for the businesses pleaded guilty to one count of willful failure to pay taxes.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval Thursday announced the appointment of Stan Olsen as Chairman of the Taxicab Authority, effective March 29, 2016. Olsen is filling a vacancy left with the resignation of Dennis Nolan who resigned earlier this year to relocate to Reno. 

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced the appointment of Deborah “Debbie” Fuetsch to the Nevada Gaming Commission, effective May 1, 2016 for a term that will expire April 27, 2017. Fuetsch will replace Michonne Ascuaga who resigned from the Commission.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today issued the following statement after the release of the agenda for the first meeting of the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee. The first meeting of the committee will take place on March 7, 2016 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Las Vegas City Council Chambers in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced the appointment of Francine Lipman to the Nevada Tax Commission, effective immediately for a term that will expire in October, 2019. Lipman will replace Bob Berengo who had served on the Commission since 2003.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today signed Executive Order 2016-04 reconvening the New Energy Industry Task Force to advise the Governor’s Office of Energy on ways to promote the development of renewable energy and distributed energy resources in Nevada.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval has proclaimed the month of April Autism Awareness Month in Nevada.  Sandoval signed this proclamation to highlight the state’s ongoing efforts to provide resources, assistance, and support for children and families affected by autism. Since the beginning of his administration, Governor Sandoval has led the effort to increase overall funding for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) treatment from $1.8 million to $73 million. Assembly Bill 6, which the Governor signed into law in 2015 represents a significant component of these new resources. This legislation expanded coverage for applied behavioral analysis for children up to the age of 21 and adjusted the cap on insurance payments for treatment from $36,000 to $72,000.

Fallon, Nevada - Naval Air Station Fallon (NASF), in coordination with local law enforcement and emergency personnel conducted Exercise Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield 2016, February 1 through February 12.