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Governor Tours New Control Tower at Reno Airport

August 8, 2009 Bob Conrad

Governor Jim Gibbons toured the new air traffic control tower at Reno-Tahoe International Airport Friday.
“I am very impressed with the new tower facility,” Gibbons said. “When it is operational, air travel to and from Reno-Tahoe International Airport will be safer and more efficient.” […]

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Governor demands stimulus funds action

August 21, 2009 Bob Conrad

Governor Jim Gibbons announced today that his office continues to work to expedite the distribution of federal stimulus funds into Nevada communities. “We hired the ARRA Director and his assistant,” Gibbons said, “We are processing necessary work programs to move funds into agency programs so that the stimulus funds will flow into our economy to maintain jobs and create new jobs for those who are out of work through no fault of their own. Governor Gibbons expressed his disappointment that the Interim Finance Committee (IFC), a subcommittee of the Legislative Counsel Bureau, has scheduled an August 24 meeting without agendizing an item to reverse its previous decision to place ARRA staff in the state Controller’s office to handle reporting requirements under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009 (ARRA).

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Drop in unemployment rate expected to be temporary

November 21, 2009 ThisIsReno

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE CARSON CITY — The Nevada Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation today released the unemployment figures for October 2009. Statewide, unemployment decreased from 13.3 percent to 13.0 percent during October. Unfortunately, Gov. […]