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Denis: Legislature needs to handle funding issues

CARSON CITY — Senate Majority Leader Mo Denis wants to pass bills next month to provide adequate funding for education and state government.

Brooks’ troubles put mental health in spotlight

Mental health became a focus of the Nevada Legislature in a very personal way this session because of expelled Assemblyman Steven Brooks’ public difficulties.

For Las Vegas man, struggle against mental illness ‘not all misery’

When James began hearing voices, the unseen others would simply call his name. Then they began to feed his fears. James, now 19, thought people were following him to his Las Vegas high school. To avoid detection, he began leaving his house as early as 5:30 a.m.

‘Broken’ mental health system overwhelms Nevada

The Review-Journal takes an in-depth look at Nevada’s broken system for helping those who have a mental illness and a new approach that could help ease the crisis.

It’s roundup time for Nevada legislators, bills

Nevada legislators are expected this week to hold long and multiple floor sessions to consider 30 bills in the Assembly and 22 in the Senate that are awaiting a second reading.