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In Nevada, A Tax Base Disappearing Act

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In Nevada, A Tax Base Disappearing Act

Economy

In Nevada, A Tax Base Disappearing Act

In Nevada, A Tax Base Disappearing Act

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After years of tremendous growth, parts of Nevada now have some of the highest foreclosure rates in the country. The loss of property tax revenue is hitting Clark County, in southern Nevada, especially hard. Alex Chadwick speaks with County Commission Chairman Rory Reid about the effects of the region's dwindling tax base.