Sean Whaley
Nevada News Bureau

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October 27, 2012
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Governor defends budget process

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Gov. Brian Sandoval said Friday his administration has fully complied with a requirement in state law to provide preliminary state budget data to lawmakers and their staff.

"The agency requests have been presented to the Legislature in accordance with the law," he said. "I don't see any problems."

Lawmakers on Thursday questioned state Budget Director Jeff Mohlenkamp on why some components of the initial agency request budget, known as "items for special consideration," were not supplied to their fiscal staff as has been past practice. The items are funding requests beyond the agency base-budget requests for the 2013-15 spending …

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