Our Metropolis (Jan. 10, 2016): Are Our Kindergartners Healthy?

This week host Gary Larson and regular panelists David Damore and Elizabeth Thompson discuss the challenge implementing the new background check law for firearm purchases in Nevada. The trio also debates how the State might react if the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, is repealed.

Segment 1

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In this segment host Gary Larson sits down with Amanda Haboush-Deloye from the Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy at UNLV. They discuss the results of an annual health survey of Nevada’s kindergartners indicating that 94 percent have health insurance. Despite this, Nevada ranks 47th in the nation in providing insurance for children.
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Links:
Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy
2015-2016 Health Status of Children Entering Kindergarten Report