LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Rep. Steven Horsford (D-Nev) is addressing concerns about a recession in Nevada following the closure of all nonessential businesses in the state due to the coronavirus pandemic.
"We've got a lot of work that we still need to do to make sure we're protecting the needs of workers, families and small businesses," he said.
"We understand that when the industry is closed and not operable that hurts every aspect of our small businesses as well."
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Forbes recently said workers in the Las Vegas valley would be among the most impacted by a recession.
Clark County has tried to ease the burden of business owners by waiving penalties and late fees for business licenses over the next three months.