Plan would increase taxes on mining, pour more funds into education

An earth ore truck is loaded with materials at an open-pit mine.

CARSON CITY — Nevada lawmakers introduced a proposal late Saturday to impose additional taxes on mining, opening the door for consensus between an industry that has long sought to protect its unique tax structure and reformers who want to increase state spending on education. Under a deal brokered by lawmakers from both parties, mining lobbyists and … Read more

Money Committees review mining tax bill that will pump $300-plus million into K-12 education over next two years

Members of the Assembly during the floor session inside the Legislature on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 in Carson City.

Members of the Assembly during the floor session inside the Legislature on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 in Carson City. Photo: David Calvert / The Nevada Independent By Geoff Dornan Monday, May 31, 2021 The Legislative money committees Sunday reviewed a bill that will pump more than $300 million into K-12 education over the coming biennium.Assembly … Read more