Never known Nevada to have a State Income Tax - our revenue has always been from the Gaming Industry and Sales & Use Tax. In 2009 we had an increase in Sales & Use Tax to 8.10%. This article states we are operating a Surplus - than why are we continuing to cut Education Budgets. Nevada now ranks 48th in the Nation for Education, which is causing families to leave the State. If we can not educate our future citizens, other than Gaming and Service industry, what companies are going to move here. Recently our unemployment fell to 11.6% which reflects people leaving the State. Share of uninsured: 25.1 percent. Where are the jobs and where is the quality education?