Elliott ParkerFor the Nevada Appeal

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February 10, 2010
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Econ professor: Spending cuts are not the solution to Nevada's ills

Gov. Gibbons says that like any family we all must live within our means. How can you live within your means if your means are in free fall?

A breadwinner who has lost his or her job will cut frills, but what parent would tell their kids, hey, we can't afford to feed you anymore? You would use your savings until you could find a new job, or borrow what you could, and you would look for new sources of income.

Education is not a frill for Nevada. We have the smallest state government in the country, the fewest number …

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