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Lawmakers Working To Finalize Health Cuts

Lawmakers are working through Saturday to try to finalize budget cuts for hospitals and counseling services for the mentally ill. Members of an Assembly panel concerned about the impact on some of Nevada’s most vulnerable citizens […]

04/30/2011

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Sandoval To Address Nevadans

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval will make a televised prime time address to talk about the state budget and the legislative session that enters its 13th week Monday. Sandoval’s speech, scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, will […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/30/2011

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Governor Announces Special Election

LAS VEGAS -  Gov. Brian Sandoval has scheduled a first-of-its-kind Nevada special election to fill a U.S. House vacancy for Sept. 13. Republican U.S. Rep. Dean Heller’s seat needs to be filled because Sandoval has named […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/29/2011

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Nevada State Prison Closure Plan Questioned

The state association representing prison guards in Nevada is questioning whether a proposal to shut down the Nevada State Prison would really save millions of dollars.

CBS Las Vegas–04/23/2011

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Senator Greg Brower Eyeing Congressional Seat

Photo Credit: Daily Sparks Tribune State Sen. Greg Brower is tossing his hat into the ring for Nevada’s 2nd Congressional District race to replace Republican Rep. Dean Heller in the likely event Heller is appointed by […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/23/2011

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Sandoval To Pick Ensign’s Successor Soon

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he’ll name Sen. John Ensign’s successor within two weeks — before Ensign’s May 3 departure from Congress. Nevada law allows the Republican governor to name a successor at any time. […]

CBS Las Vegas–04/23/2011

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Emergency Meeting To Discuss Mining Industry

The Nevada Tax Commission will hold an emergency meeting to discuss the lack of audits conducted of mining companies in the state. Gov. Brian Sandoval called for the meeting after the former Nevada Department of […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/21/2011

Education Fund Bill Faces Possible Veto

A bill that would create an education reserve fund could face a veto from Governor Brian Sandoval.

03/10/2011

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Child Welfare Officials Speak Out On Cuts

Clark County child welfare officials say the governor’s proposed budget cuts would keep children in abusive homes longer and make it more difficult to recruit foster families.

CBS Las Vegas–03/05/2011

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Funding For Problem Gamblers Could Be Cut

Governor Brian Sandoval’s proposed budget could mean cuts in programs for problem gamblers

CBS Las Vegas–02/21/2011

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