Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval this week signed a proclamation backing Western Governors University, an online university that offers degree programs in fields such as health care, IT and business. The university is competency-based and has five other state partners, including Indiana and Washington.
Plans for highway expansion in Nevada should include support for autonomous vehicles to keep the state at the forefront of the driverless vehicle industry, says Gov. Brian Sandoval. The Nevada DOT is working on a multiyear project to expand Interstate 15 in Las Vegas, and aims to begin construction in the next six to eight months.
Nevada's sports wagering industry is expected to get a boost from two bills Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law. The first allows business entities to form for race and sports pool wagers, while the second lets Nevada sports books set betting lines and manage facilities elsewhere. "This is a victory that further promotes Nevada as the epicenter of sports wagering in North America," said Quinton Singleton, CG Technology's general counsel.
Nevada Senate Bill 9's passage lets slot machine companies include skill-based elements in their games to attract the attention of younger adults who enjoy video games. "This bill allows gaming manufacturers to use cutting-edge technology to meet the challenges prompted by a younger, more technologically engaged visitor demographic," Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval said when signing the legislation supported by Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed legislation that will allow the state to issue driving-privilege cards for people in the U.S. without legal permission. Sandoval lauded state Senate Majority Leader Mo Denis and other lawmakers for pushing for the bill's passage. "It's going to provide for safer roads," Sandoval said.