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Sandoval seeks highway tax ideas

Gov. Brian Sandoval told NDOT officials Monday that he wants recommendations on how to fix Nevada’s highway tax system by the start of the 2015 Legislature. Engineer Alauddin Kahn told Sandoval and the rest of the Transportation Board one of the big problems with Nevada’s current 15-cents-a-gallon tax is the improved fuel efficiency of new vehicles. “That’s a good thing for the environment but not for transportation,” he said. As a result, he said, Nevada will get about $38 million less in revenue to build and maintain new roads by 2015. NDOT officials have been charged with studying how to …

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