by Sean Whaley
Nevada News Bureau

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August 6, 2012
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Margin tax initiative rejected by district judge

Carson City District Judge James Wilson today ruled a teacher-backed proposal to impose a margin tax in Nevada cannot go forward because it violates a "single-subject" rule for such measures.

Wilson said because the initiative petition proposes both the tax and a requirement for certain taxpayer information to be made public as part of the measure, it deals with two subjects.

Wilson said the Secretary of State's office is enjoined from submitting the petition to the Legislature in 2013 or to the general election ballot in 2014.

The petition, filed by the Nevada State Education Association in June, sought to …

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