Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he has appointed Anthony Williams of Las Vegas to the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents. Mr. Williams will fill the remainder of Cedric Crear’s (District 1) term on the Board.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval is encouraging all Nevadans to wear jeans this Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in support of Denim Day. 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.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval has signed Executive Order 2018-7, establishing the Southern Nevada Sporting Event Committee. The Order allows the Sporting Event Committee to comprise a local organizing committee for the National Football League (NFL) Draft or other potential events. The committee will also evaluate whether the Legislature should establish a permanent Sports Committee.

Reno, Nevada - A Carson City man made his initial appearance Thursday in federal court on charges related to kidnapping and assaulting a woman after holding her hostage during a 12-hour armed standoff with law enforcement on the Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation, announced U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson of the District of Nevada.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded $33.5 million in federal grant funding for this year to build the new Northern Nevada State Veterans Home, currently under construction in Sparks.

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

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval and the Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT) today announced grant awards totaling $2,000,000 to create new postsecondary STEM workforce training programs throughout the state.

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.”

Las Vegas, Nevada - Today, the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) opened the public comment period for the Opportunity Zones program. Created as part of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the program enables Governor Brian Sandoval to nominate up to 61 census tracts to be designated as Opportunity Zones. The zones promote private investment in low-income urban and rural areas by providing a tax incentive for individuals to reinvestment unrealized capital gains into these communities.

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.