Nevada expects to be $162 million short of budget by July

Las Vegas Sun
By Michelle Rindels, Associated Press
Dec. 8, 2014

Gov. Brian Sandoval is again calling for changes to Nevada's tax system after receiving more bad news about the state budget.

Members of the Interim Finance Committee heard Monday that the state expects to be $162 million short of expectations by the end of the fiscal year in June. Gambling and mining tax revenues are lagging, and thousands more students are enrolled in public schools than projected.

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