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The Democrats' Budget Plans
The Democrats' Budget Plans

AIR DATE: May 10, 2011

Democrats in the Nevada Legislature have finally rolled out their plan to raise $1.5 billion in additional revenue to restore cuts to education and social services. So why did they pick services as an area to tax? And why should businesses prefer the proposed tax on revenue better than the modified business tax - a payroll tax - that is currently in place. And why did Democrats wait until the last month of the Legislature to present their plan?


State Sen. Steven Horsford, D-Clark County, Senate Majority Leader

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According to the Jan 2010 issue Education Week, we rank 50th in K-12 education. Why is the governor proposing cuts to education when we need it most now?
AYMay 9, 2011 09:32:43 AM
For years, state employees have been laid off and had their positions eliminated, adding to Nevada's unemployment rolls. For years, those few that are left have been furloughed, had their salaries reduced multiple times, retirement reduced, and their health benefits cut off. Will the Democrats in the state legislature, who hold majorities in both houses, fight for these employees since they are not allowed to unionize or will state emplopyees face further cuts as of July 1 even though the economy is improving?
Jim in HenderonMay 9, 2011 08:46:57 AM
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