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Teachers union looks to raise taxes for Las Vegas schools

Posted at 5:27 PM, Nov 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-20 20:38:48-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The teachers union wants to raise taxes to get $1 billion in funding for Las Vegas valley schools.

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The Clark County Education Association is increasing union fees by $9 to fund the campaign.

The goal is to get a tax increase on the 2022 ballot, but union officials have not said what tax revenue streams they will target.