Nevada American Heart Association (AHA)

The Regional Transportation Commission in Nevada approved budget items allocating $10.33 million and $20.83 million in bike and pedestrian infrastructure and safety funding to the City of Henderson and Clark County respectively – Legislative

Nevada American Heart Association (AHA)

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada approved over $35 million for walking and biking projects in Las Vegas. – Regulatory

Nevada American Heart Association (AHA)

The City of Las Vegas funded eight active transportation projects, providing nearly $10.5 million to make the city more bike and pedestrian friendly. – Legislative

Nevada American Heart Association (AHA)

Clark County, NV, voters voted to allot approximately $43 million for safe routes to school projects and $119 million to biking and walking projects over the next 10 years. – Ballot Measure

Nevada American Heart Association (AHA)

The Nevada Department of Agriculture adopted a new and robust school wellness policy requiring all items sold to Nevada students on campus during the school day to meet the “Smart Snacks” nutrition standards. – Regulatory

Eliminating Junk Food Marketing in Nevada Schools

In compliance with a new state regulation, all items sold and marketed in Nevada schools must meet the federal nutrition standards. This policy prohibits any posters, coupons or fundraising efforts promoting unhealthy foods in schools to create a healthy food environment and encourage students to choose healthier foods inside and outside school walls.