MEDIA ADVISORY: Sandoval to Sign Major Veteran Services Legislation Including Funding for Northern Nevada Veterans Home


Mari St. Martin
Communications Director
(702) 250-8210
Carson City - June 12, 2015

Governor Brian Sandoval will host two major bill signing events tomorrow, Friday, June 12th in Reno, NV including S.B. 503, Breakfast After the Bell legislation, and A.B. 491, The Capital Improvement Projects Appropriations bill which includes over $14 million for the Northern Nevada Veterans Home. Sandoval will be joined by First Lady Kathleen Sandoval, members of the Legislature, Director of Agriculture Jim Barbee, Director of Veterans Services Kat Miller, as well as stakeholders and advocates who supported these important measures.

TIME: 8:30 a.m.
BILL: S.B. 503 - Breakfast After the Bell
LOCATION: Anderson Elementary School
1055 Berrum Lande
Reno, NV 89509
TIME: 10:00 a.m.
BILL: A.B. 491 – Capital Improvement Projects Appropriations Bill
A.B. 482 – Creation of the Veterans Institute in partnership with NSHE
A.B. 71 – Tax Exemption for Employing Veterans
A.B. 89 – Authorizes private sector employers to prefer veterans and spouses in hiring.
A.B. 241 – Creation of the Women Veteran’s Advisory Committee
LOCATION: American Legion Post 1
Reno, NV

Members of the media please email or text Mari St. Martin to confirm attendance at Anderson Elementary School.


Office of the Governor
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