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April 23, 2013
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No need for annual sessions

Last week, the Nevada senate approved a constitutional amendment that will allow lawmakers to meet for 30 days in Las Vegas on even-numbered years. We don’t believe there is anything the Legislature has to do now that it hasn’t had to do every other year since it first started meeting 150 years ago. Lawmakers had to ride trains and horses to get to Carson City in those days. They had to create two-year budgets with only the faintest clue how much money would be available. Today, lawmakers spend far less time traveling, have relatively instant access to information they need …

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The Record Courier Updated Apr 24, 2013 09:09AM Published Apr 23, 2013 03:40PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.