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In a reversal, Sandoval to consider extending 2009 tax increases (Nevada)
Las Vegas Sun ^ | Thursday, May 26, 2011 | | By Anjeanette Damon, David McGrath Schwartz

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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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Government; US: Nevada
KEYWORDS: elections; nevada; promise; readmylips; rino; rinofreeamerica; taxes

1 posted on 05/26/2011 6:12:29 PM PDT by redreno
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To: redreno

http://www.writeonnevada.com/2011/05/npri-statement-on-gov-sandovals.html


2 posted on 05/26/2011 6:29:07 PM PDT by redreno (Americans don't go Gault. Americans go Postal.)
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To: redreno

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...


3 posted on 05/27/2011 5:56:29 AM PDT by sf4dubya (I rebelled against my parents by becoming a conservative)
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