SafeNest Opens New Donation Center
Nevada’s largest non-profit organization serving those affected by domestic violence, SafeNest, has opened a new donation center headquarters. The new center doubles the non-profits capacity, expanding from 1,000 to 2,500 square feet and employing 20 full- and part-time staff. Donations to the center total over 200,000 pounds each month and are offered first to SafeNest clients and are then monetized through community partnerships.
Attorney General Closes Budget With Surplus
The Nevada Attorney General’s office recently closed its budget for the end of the fiscal year with a significant surplus. The department revered almost $2 million in settlements and appropriations to the general fund. Since his inauguration in 2015, Attorney General Adam Laxalt’s office has returned nearly $32 million to the general fund.
Sloan Canyon Transmission Line Project Moves Forward
Gridliance and the Valley Electric Association, Inc. (VEA) have begun work on adding 72-miles of optical ground wire between Pahrump and Boulder City. The work is part of Gridliance’s almost $40 million, 18-month Sloan Canyon transmission improvement project. The project will include a switching station and a 3.2-mile, 230 kV transmission line that will improve grid reliability for VEA customers.