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Business Voice October 2016


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Frank Luntz has the election blues

Written By:

Steve Sebelius

Frank Luntz isn’t happy these days.

The Republican pollster, wordsmith and election guru has been criss-crossing the country, meeting with focus groups and seeing firsthand how little America likes its choices for president of the United States.

“This campaign is rough for me,” Luntz said today, before addressing an “Eggs & Issues” breakfast sponsored by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce at The Orleans hotel-casino. “It’s not what I expected. It’s not what I want.”

Heller predicts new move to build Yucca Mountain after Reid retires

Written By:

Colton Lochhead

U.S. Sen. Dean Heller thinks there will be a new effort to kick-start the Yucca Mountain Project after one of its most powerful and outspoken opponents, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, leaves office at the end of the year.

Heller, speaking at a Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce luncheon Thursday, said some members of Congress see the Nevadan’s exit as an opportunity to build the high-level nuclear waste repository in Nevada, 100 miles northwest of Las Vegas.

Experts urge Las Vegas business leaders to take cybersecurity seriously

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Las Vegas Review-Journal

How does cybersecurity affect businesses big and small?

That’s the question security experts discussed with local business leaders Friday, one day before the Black Hat information security conference at the Mandalay Bay.

Cara Clarke, associate vice president of communications for the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, which hosted the event, said cybersecurity had become a more important issue for the organization in the past five years.

Metro Chamber Applauds Decision to Grant Las Vegas NHL Expansion Team

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Las Vegas - The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce applauds the decision by the National Hockey League to grant an expansion team to Las Vegas, and is issuing the following sta

FULL INTERVIEW: Las Vegas Metro Chamber in D.C.

LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce went to Washington D.C. this week to talk issues with lawmakers.

Paul Moradkhan, the VP of Government Affairs for the chamber, sat down with News 3's Jeff Gillan to discuss the issues they are working on.

Day 4 in Washington, D.C.

We wake up to a beautiful Chamber of Commerce day as we cap off our week in Washington, D.C. It has been a busy – and productive – week advocating for policies and legislation that will improve Nevada’s economy, protect small businesses, and create good jobs.

Yesterday, we heard from several members of Congress as spent the day in the U.S. Capitol including four members of our Nevada delegation (We met with Senator Reid on Tuesday. Congressman Cresent Hardy was not in Washington because of a death in his family)