Economic Development Commission Approves Creation of More Than 600 Jobs

The Nevada Economic Development Commission has approved eight economic incentive requests projected to create 618 jobs — including 499 in Clark County — in one of the busiest sessions the state agency has ever had.

Five of the eight requests that came before the commission during Tuesday's session came from out-of-state companies relocating to or developing branch offices in Southern Nevada. Another was for a Nevada company that is expanding its work force and requested $6,000 in training grants administered by the commission, the Employment Security Division and the State Job Training Office.

The Nevada Development Authority endorsed and assisted the five new Clark County companies and the expansion.

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