2013 Session

Senate Democrats To Introduce Education Funding Proposal

Carson City- Today, during Senate Floor Session, the Democratic Caucus will introduce a bill that would immediately fund reduced class sizes, ELL, read by 3, full day kindergarten and pre-k programs.   The proposal calls for an increase in the state Modified Business Tax (MBT) for larger companies, with mining corporations specifically paying the most of those whose MBT is increasing.  They noted…

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Bill to boost insurance coverage of oral chemotherapy

By Sean Whaley, Las Vegas Review Journal May 10, 2013 …A legislative panel heard testimony Friday for a bill that would require insurance companies that provide cancer coverage to pay a bigger share of the cost of new oral chemotherapy medications. Sen. Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, said Senate Bill 266 would let cancer patients seek the most effective treatment to…

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Driver’s privilege bill receives broad support at Nevada Senate committee hearing

By Tovin Lapan, Las Vegas Sun April 3, 2013 …“Denying driving privilege to the undocumented population jeopardizes safety and raises insurance rates for everyone,” Kihuen told the committee. There are an estimated 100,000 immigrants living in Nevada without legal residency status, and lawmakers estimated approximately 60,000 of them would apply for the driver’s privilege card. To obtain a Nevada driver’s…

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Senator Denis’ Response to the Governor’s State of the State

Hello, I am Senator Mo Denis, Majority Leader of the Nevada State Senate. I appreciate the opportunity to give the response to Governor Sandoval’s State of the State speech. On behalf of Speaker Kirkpatrick and myself, I wish to welcome the new members of the Nevada Legislature. This upcoming session will include one of the biggest changes to our legislature…

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