Lawmakers Pass Mining Tax, Election Reforms And More On Final Day Of Session


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The 2021 legislative session wrapped up Monday just after midnight.


Lawmakers passed a new tax on mining, expanded voting access and approved a slate of criminal justice reforms. But what about the bills that didn’t make it through?


And how did they get a mining tax increase across the finish line, after decades of failed attempts?

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Steve Sebelius, government and politics editor, Las Vegas Review-Journal; Bert Johnson, legislative reporter, KNPR

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