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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.
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.
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.“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.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.“Am I willing to increase revenues to fund more government spending? “From her service to our state as co-chair of the Education Reform Blue Ribbon Task Force to her continued work with students in the greater Las Vegas area, Elaine is a dedicated champion for education and I am pleased she has agreed to serve in this manner.” Elaine Wynn.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.