Editorial from RGI.com: Last week, pension reform died in the Nevada Legislature. This week, the cause gets new life in Carson City — not before lawmakers, but in front of the Nevada Supreme Court in the state’s most important public records case in years.
Assemblyman Randy Kirner, R-Reno, announced last week that his pension reform plan wouldn’t get a hearing. It wasn’t a terrible surprise. Democrats control the Legislature, and public employees are a core constituency of the Democratic Party. Heck, several Democratic lawmakers are public employees. They’re very happy with their pensions, thank you very much.