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.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.Following is a snapshot of the front page, but you should click through to see the real thing. Readers, Colleagues, Media Partners & Friends: It is with deep appreciation for your help, encouragement, readership and support over the past three years that I am tasked with announcing the suspension of operations at the Nevada News Bureau.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.Wynn, director of Wynn Resorts since 2000, was appointed by then-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.
Brian Sandoval should immediately disclose state agency budget requests to the Legislature and public.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.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.partner up with like-minded journalists and try, try again.