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February 23, 2013
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Human services cuts and restorations in Sandoval budget spelled out for lawmakers

Some of the deepest budget cuts during the recession seriously affected services to some of Nevada's most fragile and needy individuals.

Health and Human Services Director Mike Willden said the governor's proposed budget for the coming biennium restores some of the most significant cuts.

"The 2014-15 governor's budget is a bright spot for me," he told a joint session of the Assembly Ways and Means and Senate Finance committees on Friday.

He said those cuts included sweeping a number of trust funds - the largest being the Indigent Accident Fund, which provides payments to hospitals which have to care for …

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