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Nevada Senate Republicans applaud expansion of state Medicaid

Senate Republican leaders today commended Gov. Brian Sandoval's decision to expand the state Medicaid program as a commitment to the health of all Nevadans and a boost for a critical sector of the state's economy.

"Ensuring that poor Nevadans have access to primary health care through Medicaid is very simply the right thing to do, both for our citizens and our economy," said Sen. Michael Roberson, R-Henderson. "It will reduce our rate of uninsured and provide individuals with greater economic security."

"Nevada's health care indicators continually trail its neighboring states and regularly rank among the worst in the nation," said …

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