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Not much leeway in economic forecast

Economic forecasters believe revenues for the state of Nevada will increase by slightly more than half a percent over the next two years. That was the result issued by the Economic Forum on May 1. While $44 million sounds like a lot of money, it’s just a drop in Nevada’s $6.42 billion biennial budget bucket. The battle over who gets the $44 million is already joined, with the governor seeking to increase budgets for K-12 education, health and human services, economic development and the rainy day fund. Lawmakers are talking about restoring pay cuts to state workers. On that list …

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The Record Courier Updated May 8, 2013 03:12PM Published May 8, 2013 03:12PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.