The October increase was primarily due to a 3.6 percent gain on the Las Vegas Strip, where casinos pulled in 0.7 million.Clark County overall was up 2.8 percent, while South Lake Tahoe posted a 0.8 percent gain with .9 million in revenues.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.Brian Sandoval made a “politically courageous and correct” policy decision to expand the Nevada Medicaid program.
The state Budget Office posted the “items for special consideration” data on its website at noon.
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.
“Districts have been hungry to drive (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – A newly elected Republican state lawmaker plans to push forward with a bill next session to allow students and others with permits to carry concealed weapons on the campuses of the Nevada System of Higher Education.
“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.
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.