Officials from the state hospital and Highlands University are expecting state budget cuts to take a toll on their institutions, but they haven’t been handed any specific mandates yet.
Last week, Gov. Bill Richardson ordered cutbacks in state spending to help offset a projected budget shortfall of more than $200 million. He attributes this problem to the nation’s financial crisis.
Such reductions could have a big impact on Las Vegas, whose economy is dominated by the state government.
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