by Geoff Dornan
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May 19, 2013
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‘We’re closed’ Nevada lawmakers finish budget

In a Saturday session that stretched over four hours, the joint Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means committees finished closing the overall state budget for the coming two years. And the budgets within it overwhelmingly closed just the way Gov. Brian Sandoval proposed them. There were two significant changes. Lawmakers refused to split the Division of Parole and Probation, moving Parole to the department of Corrections. Lawmakers said it wasn’t well-justified and would cost the state money. The other is the decision to add 37 staffers to the Nevada Early Intervention Services program. The governor had proposed that community …

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The Record Courier Updated Jun 17, 2013 02:44PM Published May 19, 2013 01:10PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.