Carson City officials commissioned a report and analysis that urged either dickering with the state over costs for indigents' legal defense or pursuing use of private attorneys on a contract basis.
Negotiations based on report recommendations, however, likely will await action in Nevada's Legislature. General Assembly bill 49 would help fund public indigent legal defense.
"I think we need to watch what happens to that," said Mayor Robert Crowell on Monday.
His comments were similar to those of City Manager Larry Werner when the Moss-Adams LLP report was discussed last week. Werner said awaiting the fate of the legislative measure …