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8News Las Vegas -9.17.21

Nevada posts 7.7% unemployment in August — highest in the nation


Nevada’s unemployment rate remained at 7.7% in August — the highest in the nation — according to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR).

Three states — New York, New Mexico and California — had 7.6% unemployment.

Nevada Appeal - 9.30.21

Amodei still considering run for Nevada governor


Nevada's 2nd U.S. House Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Carson City, said on Nevada Newsmakers that he has not ruled out a run for governor in 2022 and threw some shade at the five Republicans who have already committed to run.

"I will tell you this: I am not taken with the field so far," Amodei told host Sam Shad.

KOLO 8 News - 9.24.21

City of Reno employees face vaccine mandate.


The rise of the Delta variant and continuing resistance have forced the federal government and major corporations to begin declaring vaccine mandates. We can now add the city of Reno to that growing list.  Friday morning city employees saw an email from City Manager Doug Thornley warning they would soon be required to be vaccinated. Thornley said it was the “next step” to ensure public health and safety.

KOL​O 8 News - 8.12.21

Reno area grew by 15.3% in last decade; 7 rural counties ​lost population


Nevada has become more populous and more diverse over the past decade, adding 404,000 residents, with about 4 out of 10 identifying as Hispanic or Latino according to the U.S. Census Bureau.  The majority-minority state ranked as the United States’ third most ethnically diverse, according to a Diversity Index published by the agency.  Mirroring the rest of the nation, Nevada’s urban counties grew more significantly than its rural counties. More than 95% of the population growth in Nevada occurred in Clark and Washoe counties, home to Las Vegas and Reno respectively.

National News

NEW YORK POST - 9.29.21

Biden slammed as ‘delusional’ over Afghanistan withdrawal during Milley hearing


The ranking member of the House Armed Services committee slammed President Biden on Wednesday for the “extraordinary disaster” of the chaotic US withdrawal from Afghanistan in which 13 service members were killed, saying the president is “delusional” in his assessment of the event. - 9.28.21

Marine Officer Who Blasted Leaders over Afghanistan Withdrawal Is in the Brig


Lt. Col. Stu Scheller, the Marine officer who posted a viral video demanding accountability from military leaders for the failures in Afghanistan, is now in the brig, Marine officials confirmed Tuesday.  Scheller is "currently in pre-trial confinement" while he awaits an Article 32 preliminary hearing, Marine Corps spokesman Sam Stephenson said in a statement.

FORBES - 9.28.21

Biden’s Vax Mandate To Be Enforced By Fining Companies $70,000 To $700,000?


President Joe Biden didn’t just announce a Covid-19 vaccine mandate on companies employing 100 or more people, he plans to enforce it.

On Saturday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s House quietly tucked an enforcement mechanism into their $3.5 trillion “reconciliation” bill, passed it out of the Budget Committee, and sent it to the House floor.

WSJ - 9.28.21

New York Prepares for Healthcare Disruptions as Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect


New York state’s healthcare system is bracing for staff shortages this week as a vaccine mandate took effect at midnight on Monday, presenting the largest test case so far of how similar requirements will play out across the country.


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