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Rep. Horsford addresses recession concerns

Posted at 11:30 AM, Mar 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-31 14:36:08-04

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.

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"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.