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October 9, 2013
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Shutdown would close Nevada programs in Nov.

If the federal shutdown continues past the end of the month, there would be major impacts to Nevada programs ranging from food stamps to the national guard as well as, potentially, forcing hundreds of layoffs. That was the word agency heads gave Gov. Brian Sandoval during Tuesday’s cabinet meeting. He scheduled a briefing later Tuesday for legislative leadership, as well, and said he will send a letter detailing the potential impacts on Nevada and its citizens to the state’s Congressional delegation. “There’s starting to be some real consequences here,” Sandoval said. “I’m not pointing any fingers. Not laying blame.” He …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 9, 2013 11:18AM Published Oct 9, 2013 12:47AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.