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Chamber Collective / Chamber News / Las Vegas News

Passing Assembly Bill 106

The Vegas Chamber was proud to support AB 106, which was approved by the #NVLeg this week, adding $50 million to the PETS grant program to help small businesses and non-profits. https://www.fox5vegas.com/news/assembly-bill-106-aims-at-helping-small-businesses-and-nonprofits/video_69094dbe-c6a9-53e4-bd60-de2e1a69e339.html https://www.fox5vegas.com/coronavirus/nevada-legislature-passes-50-million-small-business-relief-bill/article_f21a7b58-6c25-11eb-b37c-2b2100096394.html https://news3lv.com/news/local/lawmakers-approve-bill-adding-50-million-in-small-business-grant-program  

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Chamber Collective / Chamber News / Las Vegas News

PETS Grants

The Vegas Chamber would like to thank Governor Sisolak, the State Treasurer, the Legislature and GOED for their efforts in providing an additional $50 million to Nevada’s struggling small businesses. Because of COVID, our state’s businesses continue to face unprecedented…

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Chamber Collective / Chamber News

The Rundown: Legislative Edition – Feb. 5, 2021

Issue 3 | Feb. 5, 2021 Number of Days Until Legislative Session Ends: 115 In this issue: Chamber Releases 2021 Legislative Mission Legislative Committee Agendas Legislative Bill Updates How to Testify Legislature 101: Frequently Used Terms Legislative Resources Available to…

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Chamber Collective / Chamber News / Las Vegas News

Vegas Chamber Issues Statement on Passing of Businessman Sheldon Adelson

Vegas Chamber president and CEO, Mary Beth Sewald, issues the following statement on the passing of Las Vegas businessman Sheldon Adelson: “No one shaped modern day Las Vegas more than Sheldon Adelson. From transforming the convention industry and creating two…

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Chamber Collective / Chamber News / Las Vegas News

Attorney, small business owner is new board chair of Vegas Chamber

Reopening Las Vegas’ tourism corridor and regional economy will be a top priority for the new board chair of the Vegas Chamber, with a focus on the upcoming legislative session and new resources. Read the full article by the Las…

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Chamber Collective / Chamber News / Las Vegas News

In Your Business: Shop small, local to help business community during holidays

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — This is a difficult time for local businesses especially with more restrictions being put in place in recent weeks. Governor Steve Sisolak ordered restaurants and bars to cut capacity from 50% to 25% to reduce the…

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Chamber Collective / Chamber News / Las Vegas News

In Business: Customers Are Needed to Support Local Businesses

This is a difficult time for big and small businesses across the Las Vegas valley, as people struggle with the pandemic. Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce President Mary Beth Sewald spoke with Good Day Las Vegas and said many businesses…

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A YES Vote on Ballot Question 1 Supports Higher Education and a Diversified Economy

By Gina Bongiovi, Local Attorney, Small Business Owner and Vegas Chamber Chair-Elect As a proud graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (’01, ’07) and a small business owner, I know how important higher education is to economic growth…

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Chamber Collective / Military Affairs Committee

Military Affairs Committee – 20th ATKS ‘Hellhounds’ earn RPA Squadron of the Year

By Robert Brooks 432nd Wing/432 Air Expeditionary Wing The 20th Attack Squadron, a geographically separated unit (GSU) of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing, and located at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, was appointed General Atomics’ 2019 Remotely Piloted Aircraft…

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Chamber Collective / Military Affairs Committee

Military Affairs Committee – Check-In with Major Kyle W. Bailey

By Betty Boyd, Military Affairs Committee We are honored today to interview Major Kyle W. Bailey, commander of the 432nd (is this supposed to say 432nd?) Maintenance Squadron at Creech Air Force Base. We asked what Creech AFB’s mission was…

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