by Sean Whaley

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September 26, 2012
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Prevailing wage, taxes focus of State Senate 18 debate

Democratic state Senate candidate Kelli Ross said today that she is the "union" candidate in the District 18 race in Las Vegas, while Republican Scott Hammond said he will listen to but not vote in lockstep with labor in the Legislature.

The two candidates in the newly created Senate seat in northwest Las Vegas debated on Jon Ralston's Face to Face television program. The Senate contest is one of five viewed by both parties as critical to controlling the 21-member house in the 2013 legislative session.

Democrats now have an 11-10 edge in the Senate.

During the debate, Hammond, currently …

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