Name: Norm Ross
Office: State Assembly District 8
Party Affiliation: Republican
Biography provided by the candidate:
Norm is a firm believer in community service. As such he has served as,
Norm is married to former Paris Designer Mojgan Rahbanoff and has been a Las Vegas Resident since 1999.
Question: In a 140 characters, introduce yourself as if you are introducing yourself to a neighbor.
Answer: Hi, I am Norm Ross, your neighbor & candidate for State Assembly, do you have a minute to discuss the issues that concern you the most at this time?
Question: Last legislative session, the major initiative was a tax increase to support education in the state. What should the major accomplishment of 2017 legislature be?
Answer: Elimination of the Asset Forfeiture Tax, and placing a permanent cap on the Commerce Tax.
Question: If recreational marijuana is legalized by voters in this state, do you want revenue from it to fund health initiatives, research and/or youth awareness campaigns?
Question: Many elected officials in Clark County say they’d like to see the property tax cap changed – that it's time because tax revenues aren’t meeting budgets. Is that an idea you want to see the legislature tackle?
Answer: No, any increase in property tax will harm retirees and reduce new home sales leading to a downturn in construction and a loss of jobs.
Question: Do you support the construction of a taxpayer-funded NFL stadium?
Answer: No, I prefer the same method San Diego is using for a new stadium, which is tourist taxes.
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