Reno is the county seat of Washoe County, Nevada, United States. A 2006 estimate indicated that the city's population had increased to 214,853, but ranked Reno as the third largest city in the state following Las Vegas, and Henderson. Reno lies 26 miles (42 km) north of the Nevada state capital, Carson City, and 22 miles (35 km) northeast of Lake Tahoe in a shrub-steppe. The area of Western Nevada and the California Sierra Nevada anchored by Reno has a population of approximately 700,000 people.
Reno shares its eastern border with the city of Sparks and is the larger of the principal cities of the Reno-Sparks Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), a metropolitan area that covers Storey and Washoe counties. The MSA had a combined population of 342,885 at the 2000 census. The MSA is combined with the Fernley Micropolitan Statistical Area to form the Reno-Sparks-Fernley Combined Statistical Area, which had a total population of 377,386 at the 2000 census.Reno, known as "The Biggest Little City in the World", is famous for its casinos, and is the birthplace of the gaming corporation Harrah's Entertainment.
The Pressure Is On With More
Then A 328 Percent Health Care Increase Residents in Reno, NV are already under financial hardship. It has been reported that the insurance premiums are on the rise instead of decreasing as promises that were made in the past stated. The largest increase for the male gender is 328 percent. Before the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA) the premium average for a man around the age of 27 was $71, now presently is $304. For women of the age 64 the price was $345 and now is $875 with a 153 percent increase.
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