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Gibbons blames Democrats for state's budget crisis

Gov. Jim Gibbons issued a press release Thursday blaming Democratic legislators for the state's budget crisis.

"The Democrat controlled Legislature raised taxes and increased spending while I stood by my promise to the voters by vetoing their higher taxes and spending," he said. "But they wouldn't listen and now we have to endure the consequences of their actions."

Gibbons pointed to budget additions by lawmakers as well as increases in the payroll, sales and other taxes saying those decisions make lawmakers at least partly responsible for the state's economic woes.

He said as …

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