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The Debate Over Taxing The Nevada Mining Industry

Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson caught a lot of people off guard when he recently proposed changing the state constitution in order to tax mining even more. It's his effort to suplant the 2-percent margins tax being promoted by teacher's unions. The mining industry says this effort is simply an effort to inflict pain on them. Would taxing mining help fund education?

 
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Michael Roberson, Senate Minority Leader, Republican
Tim Crowley, President, NV Mining Association

 

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