Photo: Conor Ogle (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – The Nevada State Democratic Party today said Gov.Brian Sandoval should immediately disclose state agency budget requests to the Legislature and public.Mark Amodei, R-Nev., prepared today to attend another briefing with his House Republican colleagues on the latest “fiscal cliff” negotiations, he said that he would consider tax hikes on the wealthiest Americans to reduce the deficit, but not to fund increased government spending. “Elaine has long been a vocal advocate for improving the delivery of education to our state’s children,” Sandoval said.
Brian Sandoval’s decision to expand the state Medicaid program as a commitment to the health of all Nevadans and a boost for a critical sector of the state’s economy.
“Ensuring that poor Nevadans have access to primary health care through Medicaid is very simply the right thing to do, both for our citizens and our economy,” said Sen. “It will reduce our rate of uninsured and provide individuals with greater economic security.” State Sen. “Nevada’s health care indicators continually trail its neighboring states and regularly rank among the worst in the nation,” (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – Gov.
Sandoval made the request as chairman of the state Homeland Security Commission, which met today by teleconference.
A presentation will be prepared for the next meeting of the commission.
Hardesty, interviewed on the Nevada News Makers television program, said “we’re going backwards” on mental health treatment needs nationally and in Nevada. “It’s high time the country does something about these matters,” he said.
“And from the perspective of a judge who has worked hard to, and the judiciary as a whole, worked hard to promote mental health court as an (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – Gov.The items are requests made to Sandoval by state agencies for spending over and above their base-budget submissions. Included in the requests is a proposal to expand the Medicaid program to a new group of Nevada residents as provided for under the Affordable Care Act.The base budget data was released by the Sandoval administration in October. As first reported by (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – Nevada State Medical Association President Florence Jameson said today that Gov.“As such, I am forced to accept it as today’s reality and I have decided to expand Nevada’s Medicaid coverage. The award will mean up to million to the district.An application submitted by the Clark County School District did not receive funding.It was the third consecutive month of modest gaming wins for the state.