Nevada committee passes health care and meth bills

By: AP
By: AP

CARSON CITY (AP) - The Assembly Health and Human Services
Committee has voted for a 15 (m) million-dollar-a-year plan that
would lower the number of uninsured Nevadans, and for a two (m)
million-dollar measure to help fight methamphetamine use.
One measure would boost health care coverage for low-income
pregnant women and children, and expand a subsidy program for
employees of small businesses to help the workers buy health
insurance policies.
The other would would give funds to the Department of Health and
Human Services for drug abuse prevention efforts. It's one of
several measures aimed at curbing meth use.
Both measures now move to the Assembly Ways and Means Committee.

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