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September 20, 2014

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Gibbons still recovering from surgery in Reno hospital

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Gov. Jim Gibbons

CARSON CITY – Gov. Jim Gibbons is still in the hospital recovering from pelvis surgery and there is no word when he will be released.

Dan Burns, communications director for Gibbons, said the governor is undergoing “limited therapy” in Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno.

When he is released, Gibbons is expected to do his rehabilitation at the governor’s mansion in Carson City, which is ADA-certified.

“Mobility will be a challenge,” Burns said. The doctors will tell him whether he has to be in a wheelchair, on a cane or crutches as he goes through his rehabilitation.

His senior staff is meeting with him daily and briefing him, Burns said.

Gibbons, 65, was thrown from a horse near Pyramid Lake last Tuesday and his pelvis was broken in two places. Burns said the physicians used at least four large screws to repair the damage.

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  1. Now that Gov. Gibbons has slowed down a bit, its time for Mr Jim to catch up on all those pesky little things that never quite got finished up.

    Like sending Nevada Mine Safety and Training Section Inspectors to Round Mountain Gold Corp. to investigate the formal complaint that YOU Gov. Gibbons helped cover-up.

    Gov Gibbons, why have you conspired to cover-up timely reported safety violations and false records at Round Mountain Gold Corp.?

    Gov. Gibbons, Does a smoke filled cab of a 300 ton haul truck operating on haul roads sound safe to you? When the rule is no-one is required to work in an unsafe environment.

    Gov Gibbons, are there not Nevada and Federal regulations for installing electrical components so as to not catch on fire and endanger the operator while driving a 300 ton haul truck on Mine sites here in Nevada? Who can install uncertified electrical equipment in breach of Caterpillars sellers agreement?

    Gov Gibbons, is it lawful for a mining company to manufacture false records and cover-up safety violations? Mr Jim do you know the answer?

    Gov Gibbons, is it lawful to terminate a mine employee for removing defective equipment( before returning Equipment back to work) that caused an electrical fire and filled a 300 ton haul truck cab operating on haul roads with smoke? Better ask NV MSATS Safety Manager II and than get a real answer from a qualified professional.

    Gov Gibbons, is Harassment on the job in Nevada legal? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?

    Gov. Gibbons, did you take an oath to protect and uphold the law's of Nevada including laws that affect miners that file timely formal complaints with MSHA and NV Mine Safety and Training Section and Nevada Gov Jim Gibbons?

    Well Gov. Gibbons, time to do the job that voters trusted you to do, and are paid to do!

    Paul Rupp B125 Silver Peak NV 89047