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Nevada governor declares fiscal emergency

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 11, 2020
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Gov. Steve Sisolak has declared a state of fiscal emergency for Nevada due to the coronavirus pandemic, allowing money to be transferred from ...

The Notes: May 11, 2020

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 11, 2020
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In the Notes: Bridge Counseling Associates, Jim Ketsaa, SR Construction, June Eastridge, Caesars Entertainment, Mike Mixer, Grant Traub and more ...

North Las Vegas keeps small businesses from getting left behind

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 11, 2020
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When the city temporarily closed its offices to the public, officials began exploring how staffers could help businesses affected by the shutdown. The city library was converted into a business outreach call center, proactively making 7,000 calls to business owners to notify them of the governor’s order and then provide information about federal aid programs.

North Las Vegas keeps small businesses from getting left behind

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 11, 2020
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When the city temporarily closed its offices to the public, officials began exploring how staffers could help businesses affected by the shutdown. The city library was converted into a business outreach call center, proactively making 7,000 calls to business owners to notify them of the governor’s order and then provide information about federal aid programs.

Questions remain about Paycheck Protection Program

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 11, 2020
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In recent weeks, the $659 billion Paycheck Protection Program has come under political fire. The program began accepting loan applications April 3 and quickly ran out of money.

Questions remain about Paycheck Protection Program

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 11, 2020
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In recent weeks, the $659 billion Paycheck Protection Program has come under political fire. The program began accepting loan applications April 3 and quickly ran out of money.

Virus prompts businesses to rethink office spaces to enhance employee safety

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 11, 2020
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Before the coronavirus pandemic, James Swanson’s Las Vegas printing company was busy making building advertising wraps and big signs for events like the Electric Daisy Carnival and Life is Beautiful music festivals. And in Las Vegas, ground-zero for massive conventions, concerts, rodeos, sporting events, you name it, business was ...

New normal ‘a little different’ for Vegas businesses, but many happy to be back

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 10, 2020
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In surgical masks, the stylists at this downtown Las Vegas barbershop cut their clients hair in work stations separated by plastic-curtain barriers. The four barbers ...

New normal ‘a little different’ for Vegas businesses, but many happy to be back

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 10, 2020
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In surgical masks, the stylists at this downtown Las Vegas barbershop cut their clients hair in work stations separated by plastic-curtain barriers. The four barbers ...

Pandemic pushes Nevada unemployment to an all-time high

Posted by Las Vegas Sun Stories: Business and Economy on May 08, 2020
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The unemployment rate in Nevada has reached a record high of 22%, according to a report today from the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation. As recently as February, the state unemployment rate was less than 4%. The national rate is 14.7%.