This week host Gary Larson and regular panelists David Damore and Elizabeth Thompson discuss the establishment of The Nevada Independent. With Jon Ralston at the helm, this news site will emphasize politics, government, business, and education in the Silver State. The panel also recap the results of the 2016 Presidential Election and Nevada’s down-ticket races. They conclude with a discussion of the recently announced plans to expand the Las Vegas Monorail.
In this segment host Gary Larson sits down with Amanda Haboush-Deloye from the Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy at UNLV. They discuss the results of an annual health survey of Nevada’s kindergartners indicating that 94 percent have health insurance. Despite this, Nevada ranks 47th in the nation in providing insurance for children.
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