DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad has signed into law a bill that would give some counties a share of $11.6 million to continue treatment of mental health patients as the state transitions to a regional system.
The General Assembly approved the bill, which aids 26 of the 32 counties seeking extra funding to get them through this fiscal year.
Branstad signed the measure Thursday, though he had earlier voiced support for $3.8 million, a figure recommended by the Department of Human Services.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sexual partners of patients who are diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhea could receive prescription antibiotics without a medical exam, under a bill that won first-round approval from Nebraska lawmakers.
Among the topics Brad Ashford, Dave Nabity, Jean Stothert, Jim Suttle and Dan Welch discussed were their respective plans to mediate the extra $50 a month homeowners may now have to pay to offset the increasing cost of the Sewer Separation Project.
Dan Welch, Jim Suttle, Jean Stothert, Dave Nabity and Brad Ashford discussed their ideas for developing the Crossroads Mall area, and ways to mediate the cost of the Omaha Sewer Separation Project for homeowners. They also discussed how to reduce crime in a city that had 40 homicides in 2012.