Nevada is failing to keep pace with other states in the race to approve new games and technology, Gov. Joe Lombardo asserted during his state of the state speech in January, and now regulators are responding.
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Opinion | If State Lawmakers Want Tenants Protected, State Lawmakers Will Have to Protect Tenants
“The House always wins.” While this phrase may be familiar in Las Vegas’ gambling industry, the aphorism also sadly describes the status of Nevada renters in disputes with landlords—especially in the eviction context.
To Buy or to Rent? Depends Where You Are, Says Analyst
Renting a three-bedroom home is more affordable than owning a comparably sized median-priced home in 95% (210 out of 222) of the largest U.S. counties, which were included in a study by ATTOM, a real estate data analyst.
Behavioral Health Board Backs Bump in Property Transfer Tax to Fund Affordable Housing
Proposed state legislation backed by the Clark Regional Behavioral Health Board would increase the real property transfer tax by 20 cents for every $500 of value to build affordable housing for Nevadans with mental health conditions, disabilities, and who are lower income.
End of Rental Assistance Program Prompts Fears Evictions Will Spike
To prevent a tsunami of evictions in the first two years of the pandemic, policymakers set up a safety net that included eviction moratoria, an expanded rental assistance program and passing legislation to postpone court proceedings while rental assistance applications were processed.
450,000 Nevadans Will See Reduction in Food Assistance
Throughout the pandemic, most Nevdans receiving benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, also benefited from monthly emergency allotments. But that’s about to end.
AI and the Future of Work: 5 Experts on What ChatGPT, DALL-E and Other AI Tools Mean for Artists and Knowledge Workers
From steam power and electricity to computers and the internet, technological advancements have always disrupted labor markets, pushing out some jobs while creating others.
Apartment Rents Decrease Slightly in Southern Nevada
The average rent for an apartment in Southern Nevada was $1,451 in the third quarter of 2022, down from $1,480 in the second quarter but up from a year ago, when the average rent was $1,403.
Nevada to Receive Roughly $38M For Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
According to the US Department of Transportation, Nevada will receive a total of $37,958,457 over the next 5 years for the development and expansion of electric vehicle infrastructure.
Nevada Unemployment Stays Steady in September
Recently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released both national and state unemployment and jobs data from September.