Skip to comments.In a reversal, Sandoval to consider extending 2009 tax increases (Nevada)
Posted on 05/26/2011 6:12:26 PM PDT by redreno
CARSON CITY Gov. Brian Sandoval will include taxes set to expire next month in a revised budget he will unveil Friday, according to a source. The move, which would run counter to his pledge not to raise taxes, comes thanks to a Supreme Court ruling today that prohibits the Legislature from taking local tax dollars to fund the state.
In a statement this afternoon, Sandoval said he would present a revised spending plan on Friday that takes into account the lost funds. "The ruling raises questions about certain assumptions in the proposed executive budget," the statement said. "As governor, I am forced to deal with their ramifications and I am responding by reworking the state budget."
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Yet another lesson that there is no such thing as a “temporary” or “short term” tax.
Sandoval should just carve up the budget. Stupid Dems in the state legislature...