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Business Voice December 2016

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Find out how UNLV's technology transfer is changing the world...and our community. Also, get your first look at the speaker line-up for Preview Las Vegas 2017!

Metro Chamber Applauds Court Blocking Overtime Rule

Written By:

Cara Clarke

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 changed the current overtime rates for exempted employees and would have affected all private sector employers, including small businesses and nonprofits.

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

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Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce

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 proponent for this ballot initiative.  The organization endorsed the ballot measure in December 2015, and has been an active part of the Nevada Economic Development Coalition that was actively promoting the ballot initiative.

Las Vegas Metro Chamber to honor local businesses

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DAN MICHALSKI

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 was fundamentally changing the family business.

Business Voice November 2016

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Read about the latest on the convention center expansion, stadium project, and more in the November issue of the Business Voice!

Chamber Endorsed Candidates

Chamber members, early voting is happening NOW, and ends November 4.

QUESTION 5 VITAL TO LOCAL ECONOMY

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Las Vegas Review-Journal

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 have the resources to keep up with our growing transportation infrastructure needs.

Metro Chamber Applauds Approval of Funding for Convention Center, Stadium

Written By:

Cara Clarke

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:

Special Session Testimony by Kristin McMillan, President and CEO, Metro Chamber

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Kristin McMillan

Good Afternoon, for the record, Kristin McMillan, President and CEO of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Thank you for the honor to speak to this body today as we discuss these unique opportunities before us that will set a new upward economic trajectory for our state.

Stadium, convention center investments make sense

Written By:

Kristin McMillan

This week, the Legislature will consider approving an investment of hotel room tax dollars into two world-class tourism infrastructure projects that will strengthen and diversify the array of our core economic assets — the expansion and renovation of the Las Vegas Convention Center and the construction of an NFL-ready stadium that will also give the UNLV Rebels a mu