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Nevada Assembly Republicans Cresent Hardy, left, and Pat Hickey, center, talk with Speaker Marilyn Kirkpatrick, D-Las Vegas, on the Assembly floor at the Legislative Building in Carson City, Nev., on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013. Earlier Tuesday Kirkpatrick introduced a measure that would streamline the Nevada First law that gives bidding preference on public works projects to contractors who hire Nevadas. (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison)