Judge Gives OK to Nevada Mining Tax Initiative
April 2012 by Sandra CherebA proposed constitutional amendment to raise the cap on mining taxes can proceed as written, a state judge ruled March 14.
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In May 2017, the district participated in a meeting with representatives from several state and federal agencies where they educated agency officials about the authority of Mining Districts, Mining Law and miner’s rights.
Somehow the Bureau of Land Management seems to have forgotten that they work for the people.
The Senator’s office was very receptive to the small miner’s plight and was unaware of the dire problems created by the over-regulation of small-scale mining from so many different fronts. It was pointed out that S 145 may help the large mining companies a little, but falls woefully short in addressing the needs of small operators who make up 85% of domestic mines.
Mr. Hughes was obviously shaken by our interaction and we are quite confident he assumed we were all missing teeth, long-haired, uneducated, backwoods miners who would immediately become submissive. That didn’t happen...
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