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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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Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Facilitator to Design Curriculum and Provide Leadership Skills Training for Leadership Advance Program

RFP Released: December 12, 2018 Proposals Due: January 11, 2019; 5:00 p.m. Proposals may be submitted via email to cara@leadership.vegas with subject line: Leadership Facilitator Proposal They may also be submitted to: Leadership Foundation of Greater Las Vegas 575 Symphony…

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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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Metro Chamber Letter Re: The Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018, H.R. 3053

The Metro Chamber recently sent a letter to Congressional leaders on the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018, H.R. 3053, voicing its longstanding strong opposition to the storage of nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain. Read the letter here:

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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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Chamber News / Las Vegas News

EXPERTS: Vegas is in a growth spurt powered by sports

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — As the Vegas Golden Knights continue to make history, the team, along with the soon-to-be Las Vegas Raiders, were the main topic Thursday at a forum at UNLV. Zeroing in on the way this community has rallied…

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Las Vegas Raiders Stadium can help economic boom, expert says

Study after study has concluded that stadiums aren’t effective economic development drivers. But a leading urban growth researcher says Orlando and Las Vegas are exceptions because of the strength of their regions’ tourism economies. Robert Lang, executive director of Brookings…

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