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January 17, 2014
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Continuation of wellness program criticized

Members of a legislative committee Thursday criticized the Public Employee Benefits Program for continuing the wellness program for state workers. “I thought we made it very clear in the Legislature that when we were cutting other things, wellness was not a priority,” said Assemblywoman Maggie Carlton, D-Las Vegas, chairwoman of the Interim Retirement and Benefits Committee. PEBP Board Chairman Leo Drozdoff disagreed, saying, “what we heard from the Legislature was that we’re not anti-wellness.” He said the wellness program is “part of a mix” of things added back by PEBP “based on new information.” That information, Drozdoff said, included the …

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