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Outside consulting sees sharp decline

State agencies in Nevada are cutting back significantly on the practice of hiring former and current state employees as consultants since the 2011 Legislature wrote new rules cracking down on the often higher-priced outside work. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Nevada Department of Administration documents show agencies have signed only 33 such contracts since the rules went into effect. That compares to 250 legislative contracts totaling $11.6 million that auditors cited over two years in a December 2010 report prompted the reforms. The audit raised red flags for roughly 50 of the contracts, including one in which a person …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 2, 2013 09:31PM Published Dec 2, 2013 09:31PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.