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State settles property tax grab with Washoe County; Reno asks for its share back

The state Board of Examiners on Tuesday settled with Washoe County over the millions of dollars in property tax money the state took to balance its budget.Washoe officials originally demanded a $21.5 million repayment for revenue swept by the governor and legislature in the 2009 and 2011 sessions. The demand, along with a much larger demand from Clark County, were made in the wake of a Nevada Supreme Court ruling that said the state couldn’t take the Clean Water Coalition money totaling $62.5 million. The counties argued the money taken from their coffers fell into the same category.Director of Administration …

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