The results are in following the 2022 Nevada Veterans Legislative Symposia held in Las Vegas and Reno in March. Participants of both events helped to identify and prioritize issues and concerns within the veteran community that will be brought to Nevada lawmakers for consideration in the next session of the Legislature. The top five themes that emerged are:
#5 – Improve programing for veterans in / transitioning from justice system.
#4 – Improve occupational licensure for veterans and military spouses.
#3 – Honor and recognize veteran's service by reducing certain state fees, offering veterans preferences, and providing medical time off for veterans employed by the State of Nevada.
#2 – Require service providers to implement the, “Ask the Question” Program to both improve veterans’ health care outcomes, and to inform them of earned benefits.
#1 – Improve medical and mental health care programs, especially those associated with dental health and suicide prevention.