Governor Sisolak issues statement after State Supreme Court ruling in Legislature v. Settelmeyer

CARSON CITY, NV – May 13, 2021

Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak issued the following statement after the Nevada Supreme Court issued a ruling in the Legislature v. Settelmeyer case, which held that the Legislature cannot repeal a scheduled decrease in the state’s payroll tax rate except by a two-thirds vote.

“After today’s ruling from the Nevada Supreme Court, we will continue to work with legislative leadership on budget implications and State officials will analyze the decision to determine next steps.”



Meghin Delaney
Communications Director