by Geoff Dornan
gdornan@nevadaappeal.com

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September 13, 2013
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Lawmakers to local government officials: Pony up for state’s community colleges

Local government officials need to ante up if they want to save Nevada’s community colleges, a panel of lawmakers said Thursday at a joint conference of Nevada’s cities and counties in Stateline. That was the response to an audience question about whether the lawmakers think the community colleges, which have been systematically stripped of state funding over the past three legislative sessions, are valuable to the state’s economic development. They also were asked whether they would support giving local governments some control over managing community colleges, and how they would give those colleges more funding. “If the counties want more …

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