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Medicaid amendment may force a special session

Last-minute amendments to legislation approved by the U.S. House of Represen-

tatives last Friday will create a nearly $100 million hole in Nevada's budget - a hole that could force a special session of the Legislature this summer.

State Director of Administration Andrew Clinger and Lynn Hettrick, deputy chief of staff to Gov. Jim Gibbons, said on Tuesday the gap can't be fixed by simply cutting back the programs involved because of other federal laws.

Hettrick said the state is on hold "until we see what they are actually going to do."

The issue is the House's last-minute decision to …

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