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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 05/09/13: Entertainment Admissions Tax, Charles Ramsey, And The Gripe Line

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CBS LAS VEGAS- Live entertainment in Nevada, from brothels to concerts, would be taxed under a bill scheduled to be introduced tomorrow. Democratic leaders say the eight-percent tax will end exemptions some businesses now get, including strip clubs and the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It’s likely to face opposition from Governor Brian Sandoval and Republicans in the Legislature. If approved, voters would have their say in the fall of 2014. Geoff Lawrence, Deputy Policy Director for the Nevada Policy Research Institute, talks about the eight-percent tax on live entertainment. Do you support a proposal to assess an 8% admissions tax on entertainment events in Nevada? Callers tell us

Live entertainment in Nevada, from brothels to concerts, would be taxed under a bill scheduled to be introduced tomorrow. Democratic leaders say the eight-percent tax will end exemptions some businesses now get, including strip clubs and the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Milt Moritz, Executive Director of the Nevada/California region for the National Association of Theater Owners, talks about how this bill will effect theaters across Nevada. The man who rescued Amanda Berry and two other women has a rap sheet that includes three separate domestic violence convictions that resulted in some prison time.

The Gripe Line

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