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May 17, 2011
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Sandoval vetoes bill adding money to K-12 education

Gov. Brian Sandoval Monday vetoed the bill funding K-12 education for the next two years because of the funding Democrats added back into those budgets."I veto and return this bill because it increases state spending by nearly $660 million above the amount proposed in the Executive Budget," he wrote in his veto message.If signed, he said there wouldn't be enough revenue for the Legislature to balance the state budget and lawmakers have made no reductions in other parts of the budget to bring things back into balance."This bill, therefore, represents a circuitous attempt to secure a tax increase - despite …

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