LOS ANGELES — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval on Tuesday proposed extending into the next budget a package of taxes now set to expire in June 2012, to avoid further cuts to education.

The Republican governor’s decision to work toward extending the temporary taxes represents a significant policy shift, but Democrats, who want to retain control of the Legislature in November’s election, are wary of the proposed “flat budget” Sandoval promised for the 2013-15 biennium along with the tax extension.

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