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Governor Backs Down On Restoring Pay Cuts

(Carson City, NV)  —  State workers may not see their pay restored anytime soon.  Governor Brian Sandoval has backed down on a promise to restore cuts in salary imposed on state employees in 2011.

Worker wages were cut by 2.5%, and they are required to take six unpaid furlough days each year, equalling an additional 2.3% in lost wages.

Chief of staff Gerald Gardner says the governor isn’t sure if there will be enough money to bring salaries back to earlier levels.

It will take about $200 million to restore the cuts over the next two years.


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