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.
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.“Though I have never liked the Affordable Care Act because of the individual mandate it places on citizens, the increased burden on businesses and concerns about access to health care, the law has been upheld by the Supreme Court,” he said in a statement. “My fiscal year 2014-2015 budget will provide 78,000 additional Nevadans with health insurance coverage through (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – The U. Department of Education announced today that 16 applicants, including the Carson City School District, will share nearly 0 million in Race to the Top funds to improve student learning.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.partner up with like-minded journalists and try, try again.
I am delighted to inform all wayward visitors to this page that we are resurrecting Nevada News Bureau, Inc. The new website will launch on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, on the day of Governor Sandoval’s State of the State address.Brian Sandoval made a “politically courageous and correct” policy decision to expand the Nevada Medicaid program.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.Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, R- Las Vegas, elected to Assembly District 4 in November, has submitted a bill draft request to prepare a measure for consideration in the 2013 legislative session.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.One comment on the Carson application said in part: “The Carson City School District provides a very strong, comprehensive, and coherent plan for the revision of the district school system.” Photo courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration via Wikimedia Commons.