by Kurt Hildebrand
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June 20, 2013
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Legislature good to rural counties

Douglas County’s lobbyist described successes and threats from the Nevada Legislature at the Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Wednesday luncheon in Genoa. Mary Walker, lobbyist for Carson City, Douglas, Storey, Lyon counties, said of the 1,100 bills introduced at the legislature they monitored 440 on the counties’ behalf. Walker and husband Steven have been lobbyists for the counties for 15 years. “Counties are a creature of the state,” she told the chamber. “Each of the counties separately doesn’t have a lot of clout compared to Clark County.” Walker said most of the bills that the rural counties supported were passed …

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