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January 17, 2013
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State of the State: Gov. Sandoval calls for relief to hard-hit state workers

Gov. Brian Sandoval's proposed Nevada budget for the next two fiscal years includes partial restoration of cuts made to state worker pay in the past four years.The plan presented in his proposed 2014-2015 spending plan would cut the number of furlough days required of state workers from six a year to three, effectively a 1.15 percent pay increase.That will cost the state an estimated $22 million from the General Fund over the coming biennium. “We always wanted to do the best for them because they've shared in the sacrifice,” Sandoval said after his speech. “I thought it was important to …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jan 18, 2013 03:21AM Published Jan 17, 2013 03:31AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.