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Policymakers in Nevada think they have found a taxation scheme analogous to the Keynesian principle of spending — one that encourages a lack of restraint by taxpayers as they pursue their carnal desires.
Speaker Buckley has talked for months about how Nevada's government suffers from a boom-bust cycle. She says the boom-bust cycle is caused by flaws in Nevada's tax structure. Since 43 other states are facing budget deficits this biennium, however, the more likely cause is Nevada politicians' unquenchable thirst for increasing government spending at a rate that exceeds the growth of population and inflation.
Extending an olive branch to members of the public who attend board meetings, the Clark County School Board is at the same time admonishing them that, "This isn't an opportunity to go haywire."
"Wow! Did you see these numbers? Tourist visitation to Southern Nevada over the last year is down huge amounts, and the collapse is accelerating! The entire state economy is really at risk!" "Yes, it's awful. Luckily I'm in the Nevada Legislature, and we lawmakers have taken bold and decisive action." "What did you do?"