"Stop Asian Hate, United We Stand."
Posted on Thu, 01 Apr 2021 17:00:00 UT
LAS VEGAS (LVPR) - Today, an event with over 1000+ Asian American and Pacific Islanders turned out in support of stopping Asian Hate in our own community. KIOF 97.9 FM / President and CEO Gregory LaPorta was also in the area and stopped by and was embedded with the protestors. The photo for this story was taken by KIOF 97.9 FM / President and CEO Gregory LaPorta as protestors made their way around the event. The event was very peaceful and organized.
"Stop Asian Hate, United We Stand." started out wi...
Governor Sisolak makes quarterly salary donation to Nevada schools
Posted on Fri, 19 Mar 2021 21:31:00 UT
CARSON CITY (LVPR) - Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced that he made his quarterly State salary donation of $27,392.88 to Nevada’s K-12 public schools, totaling more than $214,000 in contributions since taking office in January 2019.
The Governor has donated to more than 100 Title I elementary, middle, and high schools all across the state as he continues to fulfill his pre-election promise of donating his entire taxpayer-funded salary over the course of his four-year term to positively impact Nevad...
Governor Sisolak announces all Nevadans aged 16 and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine on April 5
Posted on Wed, 17 Mar 2021 18:41:00 UT
CARSON CITY (LVPR) - CARSON CITY – Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced two major updates on Nevada's COVID-19 vaccination timeline. On March 22, vaccination opportunities will be available to all Nevadans aged 16 and older with underlying health conditions, as laid out in the State's COVID-19 Vaccination Playbook. Vaccination opportunities for this group of Nevadans will be available through the Retail Pharmacy Program. On April 5, ALL Nevadans aged 16 and older will be eligible to schedule vacc...
Las Vegas Public Radio President/CEO Gregory LaPorta Interviews Chinese Ambassador Wang of the People's Republic of China
Posted on Wed, 10 Mar 2021 10:27:00 UT
LAS VEGAS (LVPR) - On Thursday, March 4, 2021, KIOF 97.9 FM / Las Vegas Public Radio President/CEO Gregory LaPorta conducted a virtual one-on-one interview with the Chinese Ambassador to the United States, Consul General Donghua Wang of the People's Republic of China. This is a very in-depth interview lasting approximately 27 minutes and covers topics like the development on China-US relations since President Biden has taken office in the new year; forced sterilization and genocide in Xinjiang; reform of Hong ...
KIOF 97.9 FM / Las Vegas Public Radio's Response to Alex Marlow, Chief Editor at Brietbart News
Posted on Wed, 24 Feb 2021 08:45:00 UT
LAS VEGAS (LVPR) - Alex Marlow is the Chief Editor at Brietbart News and is coming out with a new book entitled, "Exposing the Establishment Media's Hidden Deals and Secret Corruption".
In addition to Mr. Marlow exposing the secret corruption of the establishment media, KIOF 97.9 FM / Las Vegas Public Radio further exposes one of the most significant policy failures of modern times in the U.S. Government based on a single letter sent to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) back on Septemb...
Public Media Stations Celebrate the Legacy of â€œThe Black Churchâ€ in Local Communities Nationwide
Posted on Fri, 12 Feb 2021 08:35:00 UT
LAS VEGAS (LVPR) - Public television and radio stations across the country are engaging local Black churches, faith leaders, historians, gospel artists and community members through events and local programming in anticipation of â€œThe Black Church: This Is Our Song,â€ the new four-hour documentary series framing the 400-year history of the Black church in America.
FACT: The Corporation for Public Broadcasting provided $175,500 to 29 local public media stations (but disregards the rest of the nation i...
Governor Sisolak to sign legislation in support of Nevadaâ€™s small businesses
Posted on Fri, 12 Feb 2021 08:15:00 UT
CARSON CITY (LVPR) - CARSON CITY - Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak will hold a virtual bill signing ceremony on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 9:15 a.m. to sign Assembly Bill 106, which provides an additional $50 million for small businesses through the Pandemic Emergency Technical Support (PETS) Grant Program.
The Governor will be joined by State officials and members of the Nevada Legislature for the ceremony.
The piece of legislation, which was a priority in Gov. Sisolakâ€™s 2021 State of the State addr...
Governor Sisolak provides introductory remarks on small business legislation
Posted on Thu, 11 Feb 2021 08:31:00 UT
CARSON CITY (LVPR) - On Wednesday, February 10, 2021, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak provided introductory remarks on Assembly Bill 106 at a joint meeting of the Assembly Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance.
The piece of legislation would allocate an additional $50 million to support small businesses through the Pandemic Emergency Technical Support (PETS) Grant Program.
A copy of the Governorâ€™s remarks are below:
"Good evening. Thank you for having me. Tonight, Tre...
Nevada State of the State Address
Posted on Tue, 05 Jan 2021 22:16:00 UT
CARSON CITY (LVPR) - Back in November 2020, Governor Sisolak told state agencies to prepare for upcoming budget cuts of 12 percent (12%) for each of the next two fiscal years. In all, each state agency will be cut by 24 percent (24%) by 2022 and it is very possible these budget cuts could continue after 2022 where state agencies could see additional budget cuts of 12 percent (12%) for the following two fiscal years into 2024 where state agencies are cut to 48 percent (48%) by 2024.
With the impact of the COVID-1...
NV Vote Count Heading to Certification
Posted on Fri, 13 Nov 2020 08:50:00 UT
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CARSON CITY, Nev. - Official results from the Nevada presidential race are on the way, amid unfounded allegations of voter fraud in lawsuits filed by the Trump campaign.
The deadline has passed for absentee ballots to arrive if postmarked by Election Day, and so has the deadline to 'cure' ballots, or fix any mistakes.
After counties assess and tally the last provisional ballots, the Secretary of State will complete the vote canvass on Monday, certifying the results before Ne...
There is no President-Elect determined until at least December 14, 2020
Posted on Tue, 10 Nov 2020 21:00:00 UT
LAS VEGAS (LVPR) - Many of our listeners are confused and are unsure who the next President of the United States will be. The next President of the United States is determined by a complicated Electoral College system which leads to that confusion and we help educate you on where, We, The People, are with processes to determine who will be the next President of the United States so a President-Elect can be officially be announced to the general public. Since KIOF 97.9 FM / Las Vegas Public Radio is an official S...
Critical U.S. Small Business Administration Resources During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Posted on Thu, 30 Apr 2020 10:55:00 UT
LAS VEGAS (LVPR) - Did you know that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has made it easy for your Las Vegas small business to access capital and payroll protection during the COVID-19 Pandemic? There are 2 program offerings by the SBA:
SBA EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan). This program is very simple to get into since an additional round of funding was just signed into law by President Trump. It takes a few minutes to get an application submitted and into their queue for processing. If your sm...