Union campaign won't hide state's $11 billion liability

Hill, Steve
May 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);5/18/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 20, pP27
The author presents information on the 2009 Legislative Reform Agenda from the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce in Nevada. He says that an announcement was made by the Economic Forum that in total, the state will have $900 million less than Governor Jim Gibbons projected in his proposed budget. He says that the agenda includes reform of the Public Employees' Retirement System for new public employees only. Also, a rainy day fund will be created for K-12 education.


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