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Goicoechea protests further cuts to community colleges

Sen. Pete Goicoechea, R-Eureka, told the Sandoval administration Wednesday he will fight against any further cuts to the two community colleges serving rural Nevada.He made the statements during the budget overview hearing for the combined Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means committees.Throughout the university system, he said, “there’s going to be a modest increase.”“The big concern is the community colleges,” Goicoechea said during a break. “They are the only institutions, Western Nevada College and Great Basin College, that are going to be taking a decrease.”He said under the governor’s proposed budget, the colleges are looking at a 10 to …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jan 24, 2013 03:02AM Published Jan 24, 2013 03:01AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.