Tuesday, January 13, 2009

The State of OUR State


Citizens’ groups to hold press conference on “The State of OUR State” on Wednesday

For information, call Mary Jo Parise-Malloy, Nevadans for Quality Education, at (702) 277-7862; Launce Rake, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, at (702) 791-1965; or Jan Gilbert, Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, (775) 882-3440.

Jan. 12, 2008

For Immediate Release

Advocates for schools, children, families, people with disabilities, seniors and others affected by Nevada state budget cuts will hold press conferences in Reno and Las Vegas Wednesday, Jan. 14 to describe “The State of OUR State” and discuss how our communities should respond to the economic crisis.

In Reno, advocates from several organizations will speak at 1 p.m. at the Washoe County Senior Center Art Room, 1155 E. Ninth St.

In Las Vegas, advocates will speak at 4 p.m. outside the Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 E. Washington Ave.

The organizers, among them Nevadans for Quality Education, and the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada, are inviting anyone with a concern about the quality of our communities to join us at these press conferences.

The day after the press conferences, Gov. Jim Gibbons is scheduled to present his annual State of the State address in Carson City.


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