JULY 5 2022 / ISSUE NO. 31 / ARCHIVE
This Week's Top Stories
On June 28th, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed an executive order to protect those who are seeking access to abortion in Nevada. The right to abortion is codified by Nevada law. Nevada Revised Statute section 442.250 protects the right to abortion until 24 weeks and after 24 weeks if the pregnant person’s health is at risk and that law cannot be repealed without a direct vote by the people.
Q&A: Forbes "Best-in-State Women Wealth Advisor", Jennifer Shydler from Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
Jennifer Shydler, a Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Financial Advisor based in Las Vegas, was recently named to the 2022 Forbes “Best-in-State Women Wealth Advisors” list. She was also named on the 2020 and 2021 lists.
Jennifer is a 5th generation Las Vegan and earned her B.S. in Finance from San Diego State University. She was also recognized with one of Merrill’s most esteemed honors in 2019, the David Brady Award.
UNLV recently published a report on the lithium battery industry and how it can help diversify Nevada's economy. Nevada has made major strides in transportation electrification. In 2021, Governor Sisolak signed into law clean energy legislation to expand electric vehicle charging infrastructure, invest in energy efficiency programs, and strengthen the state’s transmission grid. This year, Nevada joined a multi-state agreement to accelerate the electrification of medium and heavy-duty vehicles by 2050.
Visit here for UNLV's lithium economy article.
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On June 21st, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced the Interim Finance Committee has approved another set of work programs using the federal American Rescue Plans funds including $75 million for free meals for public school students in the next academic year, $200 million for the Nevada Department of Education for public school districts programs, $20 million to fund Nevada’s Crisis Stabilization Centers and more.
- Nevada Approves Community Recovery Grants for Local Non-Profits
- Governor Steve Sisolak Joins Governors Calling on Congress to Lower the Cost of Health Insurance
On the Move
- McDonald Owner-Operator James Vance Donates $10,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas
- Nevada First Lady Kathy Sisolak Gives Keynote Address at Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies Summit
- Nevada State Bank Branches Accepting Donations for the Communities In Schools of Nevada Fill the Bus School Supplies Drive
LVMPD Foundation Business Leaders Forum
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