Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced the appointment of former-Assemblyman Pat Hickey to the District Two seat on the Nevada State Board of Education for a term ending January 1, 2017, effective immediately. Hickey resigned his seat in the Assembly earlier today and will fill the seat vacated by the unfortunate passing of Board Member Dave Cook.  Governor Sandoval also announced the appointment of Allison Stephens and Teri Jamin as non-voting members of the Board as the Board of Regents representative and Nevada Associated School Boards representative, respectively, for terms ending January 1, 2018. Stephens will replace Regent Kevin Melcher.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval issued the following statement after District Court Judge James Wilson granted a motion for preliminary injunction stopping implementation of Senate Bill 302, Education Savings Accounts. This order will prevent the Office of the Treasurer from carrying out the program until further court deliberations can take place.

Carson City< Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval has declared tomorrow, Saturday January 9th, “Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in Nevada” as a part of a national organized effort.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today signed into law Senate Bills 1, 2, and 3 and Assembly Bill 1, legislation from the 29th Special Session (2015 Special Session). The Governor called the Legislature into special session beginning Wednesday, December 16th and the body concluded its work this afternoon. Sandoval hosted a signing ceremony in the Old Assembly Chambers in Carson City which included Legislative Leadership, Members of the Legislature, and representatives from Faraday Future, an innovative transportation company that could potentially benefit from this legislation.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval released the following statement today after SolarCity announced the company would eliminate jobs in the State of Nevada.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Nevada Legislature will be considering a $335 development incentive package for Faraday Future this week. To focus attention on issues legislators should consider while reviewing this proposal, the Guinn Center has released Development Incentives Revisited: A Guide for Nevada Legislators.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval commented today on the rooftop solar industry’s tactics and reaction to the Public Utility Commission’s recent order on net metering.

Carson City, Nevada - Nevada’s unemployment rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 6.5 percent in November.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval issued the following statement prior to the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) meeting this morning where the Commission is scheduled to consider a draft measure that will impact net metering policy in Nevada.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today signed the attached Proclamation which calls the Legislature into a Special Session.