Today U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke will be in Nevada and is expected to make a major announcement for rural America.
The secretary will be joined by local, state and federal officials for a roundtable discussion followed by a press conference at 3 p.m. Monday in Pahrump.
Lincoln and Nye County Commissioners will join the secretary as well as local assemblyman and congressional staff.
Sunday, Zinke gave the keynote address at the Rule of Law Defense Fund in Lake Tahoe. The non-profit group Battle Born Progress gathered outside the hotel to express support for public lands and to ask him to preserve national monuments.
Sunday’s event was closed to the press.