Live And Local With Kevin Wall 02/07/13: Welfare, The Clark County School District, And The Gripe Line
CBS LAS VEGAS- The postmaster general announced Wednesday that the U.S. Postal Service intends to halt Saturday delivery of most mailers, letters and catalogs in August, ending a 150-year tradition. David Rupert, Nevada Spokesman for the United States Postal Service, talks about why they are stopping Saturday’s delivery in August. Vikki Courtney, Vice-President of thte Clark County Education Association, talks about the arbitrator’s decision to choose the Clark County School District’s contract proposal.
One state lawmaker wants drug testing for welfare applicants in the state. State Senator James Settelmeyer’s bill would require people applying for public assistance to take a saliva test for controlled substances. Do you think welfare applicants should take a drug test to receive benefits? Callers tell us if they agree with the Senator’s bill. Geoff Lawrence, Deputy Policy Director at the Nevada Policy Research Institute, gives us an update in Carson City regards this year’s legislative session. Amanda Fulkerson, Chief Communications Officer for the Clark County School District, talks about the arbitrator’s decision to choose the Clark County School District’s contract proposal.
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