Carson City, Nevada - Beginning in July, the day of the month on which Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits are issued in Nevada is changing for most of the state’s 400,000 recipients. The Division of Welfare and Supportive Services (DWSS) will spread out the issue date to the first 10 days of the month determined by the last digit of the recipient’s birth year. For example, if the recipient’s birth year is 1975, he/she will receive benefits on the fifth of the month.

Las Vegas, Nevada - A third participant in a Las Vegas, Nevada, conspiracy to obtain millions of dollars in fraudulent tax refunds was sentenced to prison, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada.

Las Vegas, Nevada - As part of the U.S. Attorney’s Office Project Safe Neighborhoods initiative, United States Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich hosted a statewide gang and violent crime prevention summit in Las Vegas today for local, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement, prosecutors, victims services, and community partners to discuss gang and youth violence prevention.

Reno, Nevada - Special Agent in Charge Aaron C. Rouse, of the FBI Las Vegas Division, announced the arrest of Damien Moses, 39, of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Carson City, Nevada - The Treatment Advocacy Center has analyzed the laws that provide evaluation and treatment to psychiatric patients across the nation based on a scoring rubric. Nevada scored a "B" in reviewing the content of how services are provided, the treatment time frame, and if it leads to successful outcomes within each state. Nevada was one of 22 states that scored a B- or higher. Nevada's Assisted Outpatient Program provides involuntary civil outpatient services for those in our community who have behavioral health issues and require intensive level of wrap-around mental health services.