Dem tax plan pulled; Senate debate degenerates

A debate over education funding turned bitter on the Nevada state Senate floor Tuesday when Democrats accused Republicans of not wanting to compromise on taxes and the GOP minority leader chastised the majority for failed leadership.

The finger pointing during a 90-minute session began when Democratic Majority Leader Mo Denis, D-Las Vegas, announced he had canceled a hearing on a proposal to raise payroll taxes and conceded that without GOP support, Democrats lacked votes for passage to raise taxes.

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