Nev. High Court Strikes Stadium Tax Initiative From Ballot

Law360, New York (August 2, 2012, 5:00 PM EDT) -- The Nevada Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed its earlier decision to allow a special tax measure to appear on the November ballot, striking a vote on whether to allow a 1 percent sales tax increase to support a Caesars Entertainment Corp.-backed sports arena on the Las Vegas Strip.

Ruling in a rehearing sought by Nevada's secretary of state, the Nevada Supreme Court reversed its earlier position and struck the proposed ballot measure, finding that most taxpayers would not understand that the initiative was aimed at building...
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