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Matsui calls for probe into Nevada patient busing
Sacramento Bee

Saying she is “gravely concerned” about Nevada’s long-standing practice of busing mentally ill patients from its primary state psychiatric hospital to cities across the country, Rep. Doris Matsui is asking for a congressional investigation.

In a letter to ranking members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has jurisdiction over health matters, the California Democrat asks for investigative and oversight hearings into the discharge practices of Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas.