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.
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.
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.
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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.
A presentation will be prepared for the next meeting of the commission.
“I think it would be worthwhile perhaps if we had an item on the agenda where we could get some type of presentation of where our state stands in terms of school security,” he said. The latest offer from GOP House Speaker John Boehner (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – Gov.
While controversial, the principal achievement of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is the development (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – State Senate Republican leaders today commended GOP Gov.
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.