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ASFSCME Local 4041 (members only for most of the website)

Though state employees do not have collective bargaining rights it does have a union to lobby at the Legislature.

Carson City Office:  775-882-3910, Las Vegas:  702-431-3113

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Retired Public Employees of Nevada This association made up of retired public employees who receive benefits from PERS.

Legislative Actions page.  Pending meetings about PERS or PEBP .

Phone: 775 882-7831, Fax: 775 882-6732, E-mail: info@rpen.org, P.O. Box 2211, Carson City, NV  89702

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2009

Las Vegas Sun

Jon Ralston (LV Sun): “Think Sanford is bizarre? Look closely at Gibbons” – July 5, 2009

Las Vegas Sun Editorial: “Getting input from others- Gibbons should abandon his practice of making budget decisions in isolation” – March 8, 2009 

J. Patrick Coolican, Alex Richards (LV Sun): “Nevada’s government among the smallest” – March 8, 2009

Jon Ralston (LV Sun): “The ignorance or dishonesty of Gibbons’ State of the State”  – January 18, 2009

David McGrath Schwatrz (LV Sun): “Poll finds meager support for pay cuts” – January 18, 2009

Jon Ralston (LV Sun): “Fiddling on the fringe” – January 16, 2009

Jon Ralston (LV Sun): “Dems to present an alternative budget” – January 14, 2009

Las Vegas Sun Letters to the Editor: “Prosperity requires sharing the tax burden” – Janury 13, 2009

Las Vegas Sun Editorial: In need of a vision – January 11, 2009

Jon Ralston (LV Sun):  How Nevada was set on the path to this budget nightmare – January 11, 2009

Jon Ralston (LV Sun):  Don’t look behind the curtain – January 9, 2009

Elliot Parker: How much more of state government can be cut? – January 4, 2009

Elliot Parker: Comparisons show spending isn’t Nevada’s problem – December 21, 2008

Jon Ralson (LV Sun): Gibbons shares his wisdom – December 12, 2008

Jon Ralston (LV Sun):  Jim Gibbons is no governor – December 10, 2008

Jon Ralston (LV Sun): The state’s budget crisis – Novemver 14, 2008

Nevada Sagebrush – UNR:

Impeach Gibbons and Save the State” – January 20, 2009

Student newspaper calls for Gibbons’ impeachment” – January 21, 2009

Nevada Appeal:

Geoff Dornan, NV Appeal: “Nevada lawmakers protecting benefits” – April 2, 2009

In these hard times, no plan would be without pain” – January 16, 2009

Plans for pay, benefits affect lowest level workers” – January 16, 2009

LVRJ :

Ed Vogel, LVRJ: “Governor’s Proposals: Reaction cool to budget plan” – January 20, 2009

Karen Scott, letter to editor: “Time for Nevada to seek long-term, permanent revenue solutions” – January 18, 2009

Lana Hess; Heather Simpkins letters to the editor: “Teachers don’t expect riches, can’t live with cuts” – January 13, 2009

Blue Sage Views: Memo to Gibbons: Capitalism Works – January 9, 2009

Elliot Parker

Parker’s blog – Budget related

A Reply to Former Senator Bob Beers About State Spending” – December 2008

My reply to the Governor’s podcast” –  February 12, 2009


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