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Coronavirus (COVID-19) SBA Disaster Loan Assistance [Infographic]

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). If you are a business owner in need…

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Vegas Chamber Receives Props for Prioritizing UNLV Top Tier Initiative

UNLV Photo Services This file photo shows a view of the UNLV campus. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018 | 2 a.m. Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Notre Dame and now UNLV. Amazing. Tuesday’s news that UNLV had achieved Carnegie R1 research status —…

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Chamber News

LV Chamber Praises UNLV Earning Coveted Carnegie Top Level Research University Status

Las Vegas – Today, Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce leaders are applauding the news that UNLV has earned the Carnegie Classification status of R1: Doctoral Univeristy with very high research activity. The Carnegie Classification® has been the leading framework…

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UNLV joins nation’s 120 most elite colleges as Carnegie R1 institution

As new graduates were receiving their diplomas Tuesday during UNLV’s winter commencement, the university got another major reason to celebrate. It came with the news that UNLV had been designated as a Carnegie R1 research institution, becoming the first university…

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Las Vegas chamber names Nevada State Bank CEO as new chairman

The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce installed a new chairman Wednesday, one who plans to use his new position to help Las Vegas become a world-class city. Nevada State Bank president and CEO Terry Shirey was sworn into the…

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Chamber News / Las Vegas News

U.S. Senator Heller Luncheon – Coverage from the Nevada Independent

Republican Sen. Dean Heller was bullish at a luncheon Tuesday on the prospect that an on-again-off-again summit with North Korea would go forward, and he offered his take on the limited role he believes the federal government should have in curbing school…

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Chamber News / Las Vegas News

Nevada’s congressional group unites against Yucca Mountain bill

WASHINGTON — Nevada’s bipartisan congressional delegation united Wednesday against a bill to revive the licensing process on an Energy Department application to open Yucca Mountain as a nuclear waste repository. The state’s lawmakers also tried unsuccessfully to shape the bill…

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Chamber News / Las Vegas News

House expected to OK Yucca Mountain bill, despite opposition

WASHINGTON — Despite growing local opposition in Nevada, Republican House leaders are pushing ahead with a vote this week on a bill that would revive the licensing process to open Yucca Mountain as a nuclear waste repository. The House vote…

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Chamber News / Las Vegas News

Las Vegas business leaders to House: We stand firm against Yucca Mountain

As the U.S. House prepares to hold a vote Thursday on a resolution that would restart the licensing process for the proposed national nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Las Vegas business leaders are expressing staunch opposition to the measure.…

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Chamber Collective / Chamber News

Happy Small Business Week!

It's National Small Business Week nationwide, a tradition of the U.S. Small Business Administration since the early 1960s, to celebrate the contributions of America's entrepreneurs to jobs, community, and the economy. As the majority of the Metro Chamber's membership is…

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