April 24, 2014
Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons has won a court ruling enabling him to keep secret the details of proposed 5 percent and 8 percent budget cut plans by various state agencies - proposals that are history now that he has settled on a third plan for lower cuts.
Carson City District Judge Todd Russell rejected a bid by the Reno Gazette-Journal to force the Republican governor to disclose the plans that were replaced last week with the across-the-board 4.5 percent cuts.
The newspaper, whose document request was backed by three top
Democratic legislators, hasn't decided whether the ruling to the
state Supreme Court.