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Sandoval hopeful to restore state worker cuts

Gov. Brian Sandoval said Tuesday he hasn't given up on reversing the pay cuts suffered by state workers over the past two legislative sessions.“I'm still hopeful we can restore some of the salary reductions,” he said after Tuesday's Board of Examiners meeting.He said the reason he directed the budget division to tell state agencies to continue those cuts in their 2014-2015 budgets is the rising costs the state can't control.He blamed particularly Medicaid enrollment, which has continued to increase despite the slow recovery of the economy. Sandoval also pointed to higher costs he said will come from the Affordable Care …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 11, 2012 03:06AM Published Oct 10, 2012 03:28AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.