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Nevada governor vetoes bill to strengthen gun background checks

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval on Thursday vetoed Democratic-backed legislation that would have strengthened gun-control rules by requiring background checks on customers in all gun sales in the state, including private transactions.Full story

Nevada lawmakers pass bills in special session

Nevada lawmakers got off to a slow start Tuesday but picked up steam in processing five bills in a special legislative session called overnight by Gov. Brian Sandoval. Full story

Nevada governor denies patient dumping amid probe by officials in California

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval on Tuesday defended his state against a report that a Las Vegas psychiatric hospital improperly sent hundreds of discharged patients by bus to California and other states, a practice known as patient dumping. Full story

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Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval gives a welcoming address at the Skybridge Alternatives Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval gives a welcoming address at the Skybridge Alternatives Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval gives a welcoming address at the Skybridge Alternatives Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada May 9, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Marcus