Nevada-centric Links and Charts

Nevada was one of five states to win a Golden Shovel award for excellence in economic development efforts from Area Development. Plus…
Rankings of nearly 373 metro areas for job creation and sustainable economic development, also from Area Development, place Las Vegas and Reno-Sparks thusly (click on the graph to enlarge):
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Governor Sandoval and the Governor’s Office of Economic Development are on a two-week trade mission to Europe.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks the states for child well-being. Nevada is a dismal #47.
Las Vegas is among the U.S. cities with the fastest-growing millennial population.
Xtreme Manufacturing is expanding its manufacturing and assembly operations in Southern Nevada. The aerial boom manufacturer will locate its new 170,000 square foot facility in Henderson and is expected to hire 87 people.
Barclaycard Services is adding 150 jobs at its Henderson facility. Expansion plans also include adding 54,000 square-feet with an $8.2 million capital investment at its Henderson campus.
A bill that easily passed the Legislature offers a partial abatement on property or sales and use taxes for companies that manufacture, assemble or service aviation parts. The Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance has details.
The price of getting married in Vegas just went up.
From the Nevada by the Numbers blog at RCG Economics, Nevada fared pretty well in the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report.
The drunkest states during the summer.  We’re no. 2!

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