Connecting the Dots: Nevada’s Place in the Global Economy

In Nevada where the need to diversify the economy continues even as recovery takes hold, increasing the businesses that export could bolster the economy.

Ninety-six percent of the world’s population lives outside the U.S. Yet only 1 percent of American businesses export their products and services. In countries like Germany and Japan, some 40 to 60 percent of GDP is in export. Still, our 1 percent translates to trillions of dollars coming into the U.S. economy, according to Randy… [More…]

July 2012: Around the State

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Nevada Healthcare Providers Receive Incentive Dollars for Electronic Health Records Under the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs, administrated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), 369 providers in Nevada have received $15,316,668 in payments. The incentives are… [More…]

April 2012: Around the State

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Nevada Sets Record for Exports In 2011, Nevada’s exports totaled nearly $8 billion, breaking the previous Nevada record of just over $6 billon set in 2008. This was a 35 percent increase over 2010 and a jump of $1.85 billion according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The Commerce Department estimates that every $181,000 in… [More…]