2000s: Advocacy & Action

2001

3 Million Marriages

The 3 millionth marriage certificate is recorded in Clark County on February 9. Hundreds of celebrity couples have made Las Vegas their matrimonial destination over the years, thanks in large part to the Chamber's early efforts in relaxing the marriage and divorce law, as well as marketing efforts to the rest of the country.

2005

The City's Centennial

Las Vegas celebrates its Centennial.

2005

The Voice of Business

The Chamber helps pass an 8% cap on property tax for business.

2006

A New Generation of Business

The Chamber launches Vegas Young Professionals. Now with about 1,000 members, it is Nevada's largest young professionals organization.

2007

Chamber Insurance & Benefits

The Chamber establishes Chamber Insurance & Benefits and enables thousands of small businesses to provide health insurance to their employees.

2009

2009 Legislative Session

The Chamber publishes landmark studies on public employee pay and benefits, and is successful during the legislative session of having comprehensive reform measures passed to help reduce the state's unfunded future budget liability and shortfall.

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