The one-line description for the request says: “Authorizes the possession of a concealed firearm on property of the Nevada System of Higher Education under certain circumstances.” Fiore, a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association, made 2nd Amendment rights a key part (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – Nevada casinos took in 8.8 million from gamblers in October, eking out a modest 1.9 percent increase over the same month in 2011, the Gaming Control Board reported today.
It was the third consecutive month of modest gaming wins for the state.
The state Budget Office posted the “items for special consideration” data on its website at noon.
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 decision will ensure that there will not be a new class of uninsured Nevadans when the federal health coverage changes are implemented in January 2014, said Jameson, a physician.
This decision assures coverage for low income uninsured Nevadans who would not be eligible for the new health insurance products provided through the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange.
“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.
Brian Sandoval today announced he will include 78,000 additional people in Nevada’s Medicaid program as provided for under the federal Affordable Care Act.
For the 2013 fiscal year that began July 1, the gaming win has increased 4.6 percent.
The October increase was primarily due to a 3.6 percent gain on the Las Vegas Strip, where casinos pulled in 0.7 million.
In short, we have been unable to secure the funds we would need to continue operating in 2013. More than two dozen Nevada newspapers and websites have been regularly publishing our stories this past year, and I regret that we will no longer be able to provide them with free, non-partisan content about Nevada government and politics.
I am also sorry to disappoint the more than 330,000 (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – Gov.
Jim Gibbons as co-chair of (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – Nevada Supreme Court Justice James Hardesty said today that the country will not have success in reducing the tragic type of shooting incident that occurred Friday in Connecticut without providing more mental health support.