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The Weekly / JULY 12 2022

The Boring Company Expands to Resorts World Las Vegas

JULY 12 2022 / ISSUE NO. 32 / ARCHIVE

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Governor Sisolak, Senator Rosen Host Roundtable with Solar Energy Leaders

Governor Steve Sisolak and solar energy leaders at the roundtable (Credit: Vegas Business Digest)

Last Friday, Governor Sisolak and Senator Rosen hosted a roundtable with solar energy leaders at IBEW Local #357 to discuss the current state of clean energy in Nevada.

A 2022 report by Stacker ranks Nevada as the No. 1 state with the biggest solar economy. In June 2021, Governor Sisolak signed Senate Bill 448, which will accelerate transmission development, renewable energy and storage, and Nevada’s clean energy economy.

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MGM Shanghai Unveils New Hotel Project

Rendering of MGM Shanghai West Bund (Courtesy of Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality)

Diaoyutai MGM Hospitality, a joint venture partnership between MGM Resorts International and Diaoyutai State Guesthouse, announced it has signed a hotel management agreement with Shanghai West Bund Development (Group) Co., Ltd. to bring MGM's hospitality brand to Shanghai.

The new hotel will have 161 guest rooms and 58 suites, along with an Italian restaurant, a Chinese fine dining restaurant, and a rooftop bar.

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The Boring Company Opens New Station at Resorts World Las Vegas

Courtesy of Resorts World Las Vegas

The Boring Company has expanded its all-electric, zero-emissions, underground public transportation system from the Las Vegas Convention Center to the Strip. Last week, Resorts World Las Vegas unveiled its Vegas Loop passenger station, making it the first of over 55 stops planned to connect the resort corridor in the future.

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Q&A: Lindsay Harper, CEO of CORE, on Supporting Underserved Students and Their Families

Courtesy of Lindsay Harper

Lindsay Harper is the founder and CEO of CORE, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a mission to empower, enrich and educate underserved children in Southern Nevada to lead choice-filled lives.

CORE, powered by The Rogers Foundation, provides long-term, two- generational after school and weekend programs that focus on the individual needs of each student scholar and their family. 100% of CORE scholars have achieved high school graduation. And after graduation, scholars are engaged with CORE through an alumni network to ensure that they stay on track and continue to reach for their potential.

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