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New Nevada business offers moped, motorcycle rentals

Rolling Freedom Motorcycles Lake Tahoe launched earlier this year on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe’s South Shore.

Proposed economic development overhaul calls for housing investment, limits on abatements

Critics of the bill say it would make Nevada less competitive for business relocations and expansion; supporters say it would help balance the billions of dollars offered to corporations as abatements or subsidies and establish a more equitable economic development policy, which would in turn help Nevada's worsening housing situation.

Nevada builders, housing advocates clash over bills that could increase developer fees

Proponents say the legislation would give local governments the ability to raise money to support affordable housing projects; opponents say it would increase fees for developers and further negatively affect the market.

'Right to Return' bill would give laid-off employees opportunity to return to old jobs

Opponents of the legislation — including the Reno+Sparks Chamber of Commerce — argue the bill would invite unnecessary litigation, in the form of employees bringing civil action against employers that fail to comply with the bill requirements.

Reno's median home price balloons to $515,000, another record

Reno-Sparks as a whole recorded a median home price of $485,000 in March — that's a 259% increase from the depths of the Great Recession, and a 64% increase from 5 years ago.

Twenty Under 40 Q-and-A: United Federal Credit Union's Jeff Panko

"I would definitely say we need more people in our community to be givers of time, money and resources."

Q-and-A: Prevent poor posture with a proper WFH office environment

With some professionals continuing to work from home in 2021, and possibly permanently, here are some ways to ensure you're keeping WFH ergonomics at top of mind.

Bill giving Nevada tenants more notice before increased rent openly embraced

Separate bill proposing landlord registry receives less enthusiasm

Both homebuilders and landlords say they support proposed legislation that would give renters more of a heads-up on rent increases, even as there was a less warm reception for a bill that would create a statewide landlord database and registry.

Nevada gets $100,000 grant for post-COVID workforce recovery

“The goal for us is to really shape some new opportunities and get our dislocated workers into programs and training that will align with new career paths for them,” said Isla Young, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Innovation.

Past Pages, April 4, 2011: Reno airport adds flights in wake of Great Recession

This week's 10-year look-back includes growing interest in adding additional flights at Reno-Tahoe International Airport and a feature on older adults working more in the Silver State.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Assistance League Reno-Sparks supports students, vets, seniors (sponsored)

What does a great all-volunteer organization do when hit by a pandemic? It improvises to modify programs to continue to support the students, veterans, seniors and victims of assault who it's been supporting for some 40 years.

Nevada lawmakers look to allow cannabis consumption lounges

Bill backers: Legislation aimed at economic growth, diversifying marijuana industry

The businesses would function like bars for marijuana use, allowing people to legally consume outside of a private home.

RNOX accepts trio of tech startups for spring cohort

Enrollment comes as Reno accelerator embarks on Vegas expansion under new branding

Alliance Forge, PersonaFi and Major League Markets are the 3 startups enrolled in RNOX’s R.E.A.L. spring cohort. As for RNOX itself, it’s been a year of speedy growth and change since the tech accelerator launched in April 2020 in South Rreno — one of the biggest recent changes is an overarching new name — “X Co.”

What's Up Downtown: Nevada Cares Campus step in right direction (Voices)

"The process has not been perfect, and there have been challenges to overcome, but I am utterly impressed with the speed and focus the Nevada Cares Campus has been approached."

Tensions over 2018 cannabis licensing resurface; bill would give losing companies chance to expand

The new bill’s most controversial element by far would create a new path for additional dispensaries in Nevada's dog-eat-dog cannabis market.

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