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November 24, 2012
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Clark County, state settle tax dispute

LAS VEGAS - Clark County and the state have reached a deal to settle a lawsuit over taxes diverted from the county to balance Nevada's budget three years ago.

The county that includes Las Vegas had sought to recoup $102.5 million and won't get all that money back, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.

Under the agreement, the state will provide $35 million to the county's $50 million airport connector project on the Las Vegas Beltway and will adjust its Medicaid funding formula so the county saves nearly $16 million through June 30.

"This was a difficult negotiation, but in the …

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