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October 7, 2012
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Restoring state worker cuts off the table

Faced with rising costs that are more than eating up revenue gains in this weak economic recovery, Gov. Brian Sandoval has issued orders to the state Budget Division and agency heads that take back his promise to restore pay and other cuts imposed on state workers last session.His budget office in March issued an all-agency memorandum stating that cuts created by furloughs, pay cuts, suspension of merit pay and longevity pay would be added back. Sandoval himself said earlier this year that he intended to restore what had been taken from state workers by his administration and the 2011 Legislature.Gerald …

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