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On these pages we present information to help you learn about important issues affecting every Nevadan's future prosperity. We want you to become more informed about the elected officials who represent you and more involved in elections and in the legislative process. But we don't - and won't - tell you how to vote. That decision is up to you.

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Key issues that matter to you
Every day, our elected officials are talking about energy and the environment; workforce readiness and education; and tax and regulatory policy. Do you want to know how these issues impact the prosperity and well-being of every American worker and family? You can learn more by viewing our Top Issues.

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Government 101
National Debt Crisis
Learn the basics of our government and how you can become a more effective citizen.






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Our nation is at an economic crossroads as national debt continues to grow as a percentage of our total economy. We can no longer allow the burden of tough, necessary decisions fall to the next generation.



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Margin Tax
Mining Tax Cap
The Education Initiative will be on the November 4, 2014 ballot in Nevada. If passed by a majority of voters, it would impose a new tax, called a 'margin tax' on businesses with the stated goal of increasing funding for education.

The initiative is a petition initiative sponsored by the teacher's union. The Legislature had 40 days to enact or reject the petition without amendment. Because the Legislature took no action, State law requires that the petition be placed on the November 4, 2014 ballot for consideration by voters.


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The Nevada Mining Tax Cap Amendment, also known as SJR 15, is on the November 4, 2014 ballot as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment.

The measure asks voters whether or not the current five percent tax cap on mining should be removed from the Nevada Constitution, thereby allowing legislators to raise taxes on mining activity. A similar measure failed to make the 2012 ballot.





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