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Lawmakers raise questions after terminated contract with troubled immunization nonprofit

During a meeting of an interim legislative committee, state officials said they are establishing a coalition to fill a void left by Immunize Nevada.

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Many Nevada veterans receiving 'care they need' year after toxic exposure bill passed

The PACT Act extends health care coverage to veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange, burn pits and other forms of toxic exposures during their military service and makes over 20 conditions associated with toxic exposure “presumptive,” meaning veterans don’t have to spend time proving their disability is a result of their service when applying for Department of Veterans Affairs benefits or health care. 

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