Old Jarhead's Political SitRep for January 16, 2013
Robert A. Hall
Featured - Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Dear Gov. Sandoval,
As you complete work on the upcoming budget in advance of the 2013 legislative session, we write to express concern over your stated intent to seek a second extension of the “temporary” tax increases that were passed in 2009 over the objection of your predessor, Republican Gov. Jim Gibbons.
We firmly and unalterably believe now is the time to allow those tax hikes to sunset, as promised to the taxpayers of Nevada at the time, before the Legislature succeeds in making them permanent.
We also wish to remind you of the official Nevada Republican Party platform position on the issue of tax increases, as passed unanimously by Republican delegates to the GOP state convention last spring: