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Las Vegas Chamber Joins Forces with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield in an Exclusive Association Health Plan Partnership

Today, the Las Vegas Metro Chamber is very pleased to announce that it is joining forces with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield to offer an Association Health Plan (AHP) beginning this fall. The plan is an exclusive partnership and will…

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Metro Chamber Applauds Governor’s Strong Opposition to Nuclear Waste at Yucca Mountain

Las Vegas – Today, Kristin McMillan, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber, issued the following statement regarding efforts to resurrect the dormant plan to store nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain, as well as transport waste through Nevada.…

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Metro Chamber Cheers Approval of Raiders Relocating to Las Vegas

Las Vegas – Today, Kristin McMillan, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber, issued the following statement regarding the decision by the National Football League team owners to allow the Raiders to relocate to Las Vegas: “Today’s vote…

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Nevada Legislature Formalizes Opposition to Revive Yucca Mountain

CARSON CITY — A resolution restating the Legislature’s opposition to any effort to license Yucca Mountain as a high-level nuclear waste dump was endorsed Monday by Gov. Brian Sandoval and Attorney General Adam Laxalt. Assembly Joint Resolution 10 was introduced…

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The Indy Explains: Southern Nevada Education Groups

Call it the education ecosystem. In the past few years, a number of education-related organizations have sprouted to address varying concerns in Southern Nevada. Some are parent-led. Others boast heavy representation from the business community. Many advocate for similar policy…

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Metro Chamber Applauds Court Blocking Overtime Rule

Las Vegas –Today, the U.S. District Court blocked the implementation of the new U.S. Department of Labor overtime rule that was scheduled to take effect on December 1, 2016. The Court preliminary enjoined the new rule that would have significantly…

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Metro Chamber Applauds Approval by Voters of Question 5 – Fix Our Roads

Las Vegas –Tonight, Kristin McMillan, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, issues a statement regarding the approval by voters of Question 5, the renewal of Fuel Revenue Indexing. The Metro Chamber has been a strong…

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Las Vegas Metro Chamber to Honor Local Businesses

Mark Larkin was just out of high school in the summer of 1969 when his dad sent the family camping for a month in Big Sur, California. He didn’t know then that his father needed to be alone because he…

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Question 5 Vital to Local Economy

Growing communities need efficient, safe, well-maintained and convenient transportation infrastructure. The county’s current fuel revenue indexing policy, which began in 2013, is scheduled to sunset this year. Unless voters approve an extension in the November election, Clark County will not…

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Metro Chamber Applauds Approval of Funding for Convention Center, Stadium

Las Vegas –Kristin McMillan, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce, issues the following statement regarding the passage of legislation to fund a NFL-quality stadium and renovate and expand the Las Vegas Convention Center: “The Las…

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