Bob Anderson's mid-50s career opportunity, the way he and his wife now view it, turned into a breath-stealing nightmare.
In 2009, Anderson left his job as fiscal services director with Carson City schools to become deputy commissioner at the Nevada Division of Insurance.
"It was a nice appointment," he said.
But not for long.
In a short time, he was sick and short of breath with lung disease that prompted his recent inclusion on the prospective lung transplant list at the University of California, San Francisco.
The operation, when it comes, will prove costly. Public employee insurance will foot much, …