To the editor:
Now that the effects of the recession are beginning to recede, many people are feeling safer and more secure about the economy again.
President Barack Obama is traveling the country to give speeches on the economy and jobs, and he has stated some verifiable truths. The problem, though, is his belief as to what has caused those truths.
“Step” pay increases will be replaced by a merit pay system beginning in 2014 at Nevada’s community colleges. Additionally, as reported Sunday by the Review-Journal’s Yesenia Amaro, the higher education system’s four-year institutions will restart their merit-pay programs, which have been frozen since 2009 because of a lack of funding.