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Board Of Regents Approves Budget Cuts For Higher Ed System

The state Board of Regents approved cuts that could save the state System of Higher Education about $125 million in spending while increasing additional student fees and bringing faculty furloughs, the Las Vegas Sun reported.

The cuts include $27 million this year and up to $97.4 million next year.

The budget reduction comes after Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered agencies to reduce their budgets to combat the expected economic effects caused by the coronavirus