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June 30, 2013
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State workers get most pay back

It’s not exactly a raise, but beginning with their next payroll check, state workers will get what they most wanted from the state’s new budget. Lawmakers voted in the 2013 session to restore the 2.5 percent pay cut imposed on state employees for the past five years. All in all, workers lost nearly 5 percent — half in a direct pay cut and half through furlough days. Both Democrats and Republicans agreed in May their goal was to eliminate those pay cuts rather than eliminate the unpaid furloughs as proposed in Gov. Brian Sandoval’s budget. Sandoval, who said when he …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jul 2, 2013 12:23PM Published Jun 30, 2013 09:24PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.