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September 15, 2013
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Local officials complain state control is too heavy

STATELINE — After listening to local government officials complain about a wide range of problems for more than two hours, Las Vegas Councilman Bob Coffin told his colleagues the problem is that the state has too much control over their finances and policies. “The real issue is the lack of our control of our issues with the state,” he said. Coffin urged those at the joint meeting of the Nevada League of Cities and Municipalities and the Nevada Association of Counties to schedule meetings before the start of the 2015 Legislature to discuss that issue and plot a strategy that …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Sep 15, 2013 01:12PM Published Sep 16, 2013 01:50PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.