The Nevada Gambit: Is Republican Government Still Guaranteed?

By John C. Eastman
October 01, 2004
In 1994 and again in 1996, Nevada voters overwhelmingly approved an amendment to their state Constitution, which prohibited the state Legislature from imposing new or increased taxes without the concurrence of two-thirds of the Members of each house of the Legislature. Tax measures that do not receive the necessary two-thirds vote may still be adopted, but they must be submitted to the voters for approval before they can take effect....