HANNAH DREIERThe Associated Press

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December 22, 2012
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Rules on posting public salaries may be revisited

LAS VEGAS — Nevada lawmakers who sparked criticism from transparency advocates when they excused cities and counties from posting public salaries online now say they would be open to reversing that regulation.The Legislative Commission, which is tasked with deciding how to implement new laws, passed rules Thursday allowing local governments to post only aggregate salary spending on their websites. Currently, they must post individual salaries. The Nevada Press Association and Nevada Policy Research Institute said the new regulations could open the door to salary abuse. “If they just store the information away in a file drawer where you have to …

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