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Lawmakers protest prevailing wage requirement

Rules to implement a 2011 law change creating economic development opportunities for small businesses in Nevada were held up Thursday after Republican state lawmakers on the Legislative Commission objected to a prevailing wage requirement in the rules that wasn’t part of the original bill.The 2011 law change set up a board to use interest earned on money in the state’s permanent school fund to invest in private businesses. The bill was supported by the governor’s office as well as a majority of lawmakers as a tool to spur economic development.Objecting to the prevailing wage requirement at the Legislative Commission meeting, …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 21, 2012 04:36AM Published Dec 21, 2012 04:35AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.