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Suit attacks teacher business tax petition

A group representing a wide variety of Nevada businesses has filed suit to block circulation of the teachers union's proposed business tax petition.

The lawsuit filed by attorney Josh Hicks on behalf of the "Committee to Protect Nevada Jobs" charges that the petition is deceptive, misleading to voters, violates the law limiting any petition to just one subject and violates the state constitution.

"From the title on down, the initiative is deeply flawed and misleading," said Hicks.

He said first, the 26-page petition claims to be for funding education but that it "makes no provision for requiring that education funding …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 27, 2012 06:19AM Published Jun 27, 2012 06:18AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.