Brian Sandoval today released budget data that had been sought by state lawmakers after a weeks-long disagreement over whether the information was public.The state Budget Office posted the “items for special consideration” data on its website at noon.Sandoval made the request as chairman of the state Homeland Security Commission, which met today by teleconference.A presentation will be prepared for the next meeting of the commission.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.
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.“And from the perspective of a judge who has worked hard to, and the judiciary as a whole, worked hard to promote mental health court as an (Continue reading…) CARSON CITY – Gov.“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.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.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.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.