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.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.
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 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.
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.