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The Impact of Term Limits
The Impact of Term Limits

AIR DATE: July 13, 2011

Many members of the Nevada state legislature have served their last terms. The reason? A 1998 constitutional amendment that limited any elected official to 12 years in one office. Already, we've seen the assembly speaker termed out in 2009 and after the current legislature, the new speaker will also be leaving the chamber. So how will this change Nevada politics? Is deep knowledge of policy-making and budgeting being lost or does the amendment keep fresh ideas circulating in Carson City?
Steve Sebelius, columnist, Las Vegas Review-Journal
Former State Sen. Warren Hardy (R-Clark County)
State Sen. Mike Schneider (D-Las Vegas)

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I think term limits is a very good idea Because It gets rid of the professional politicians which I think is part of the problem with the country today
brittJul 12, 2011 10:02:24 AM
Yes I think term limits should be eight years in the nevada state legislator
JimOct 12, 2012 20:53:19 PM
Sorry, posted the comment on the wrong page.
joseJul 12, 2011 09:14:26 AM
So they want to build an arena on the taxpayer's dime? you going to make money of locals and you do dont want to pay back to the community by paying profit tax, property taxes, etc?
JoseJul 12, 2011 09:11:08 AM
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