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Heck: Immigration reform talks should include birthright citizenship

Written By:

Ben Botkin

Eggs and Issues: Congressman Joe Heck talks politics

Written By:

Jeff Gillan

So, what does Congressman Joe Heck, Nevada’s Republican candidate for US Senate, think of the guy at the top of the GOP presidential polls?

“I don’t talk about Donald,” Heck told News 3 after a morning event put on by the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce.

Metro Chamber Selects Executive Vice President

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Las Vegas Review-Journal

Jerry Carnahan, former president and CEO of Farmers New World Life, a leading U.S.-based life insurance provider, has been appointed executive vice president of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber, the largest business organization in Nevada.

Common core standards are sorely needed in Nevada

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Kristin McMillan

We all know Nevada students have historically underperformed compared with those in other states; they are way behind in reading and math scores. We know Nevada has one of the lowest high school graduation rates in the nation.

National Clean Energy Summit 8.0: Powering Progress

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LVChamber

The eighth annual National Clean Energy Summit will bring together clean energy visionaries and leaders, public officials, business executives, energy policy experts, entrepreneurs, investors, citizens, and students, to discuss empowering Americans to develop our massive clean energy supplies, secure greater energy independence, and create jobs.

The Business Case for Common Core

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LVChamber

The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to improving educational outcomes for Nevada's students and preparing them adequately for future workforce needs. To help address the shortfalls within our state, the Metro Chamber is a leading partner of the Common Core Coalition, which supports Nevada Academic Content Standards (based on Common Core Standards). These rigorous academic protocols help ensure our children graduate high school, and graduate prepared to enter post-secondary education or the workforce. 

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Raising the Grade: Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky

Is Your Business EMV Compliant? Be Ready for October 1!

Written By:

Clay Overlien

credit card transaction

October 1, 2015, is the deadline for retail businesses to be EMV compliant. For those not compliant, the risk of every transaction shifts to the business owner.

Here is what may happen to non-EMV compliant businesses:

Action, Accomplishment, Accountability: Metro Chamber Legislative Summary

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Metro Chamber Staff

120 days. 1,294 bill draft requests. 1,013 legislative bills.

 

Panel formed to prioritize Southern Nevada tourism projects

Written By:

Richard N. Velotta

The governor on Monday signed an executive order forming a committee to prioritize tourism improvement projects in Southern Nevada and draft a report with recommendations in the next year.

The 11-member committee, to be chaired by Steve Hill, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, includes six casino executives, the president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, the CEO of the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce and two local government leaders.