This week, host Gary Larson and regular contributors David Damore, Elizabeth Thompson, and Conor Shine discuss the recent questions surrounding the financing of PERS, the Nevada state employee pension plan. The panel also discuss the impact of the bill recently signed into law by Governor Sandoval exempting school districts from paying school construction contractors a prevailing wage.
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The Nevada legislature has been in session for just over a month and so far there’s been a lot of action coming out of Carson City. While lots of important work gets completed each biennium, most of us have no idea just how it happens. A couple weeks ago, Our Metropolis regular contributor David Damore spent some time at the legislature as a fly on the wall. In this segment Dave sits down with host Gary Larson to share of some his thoughts on the legislative process and some of the reasons Nevada is one of the most interesting states in the union.
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