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Backer drops tax initiatives

Conservative Las Vegas businessman Monte Miller backed off ballot initiatives to raise taxes on Nevada mining and casino companies Tuesday, citing the perceived lack of organizational support for a competing measure pushed by the AFL-CIO to impose a business margins tax for his decision.

"The Nevada AFL-CIO has clearly failed to build broad-based support for its ballot initiative," said Miller, who filed his own proposed measures earlier this year as a counterpunch to the business tax plan that has yet to be filed with the secretary of state's office.

Miller said even if the union measure is filed, "I am …

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