SAN FRANCISCO - Nevada's statewide teachers' union filed suit this week in an effort to force a property tax limit measure inspired by California's Proposition 13 off November's ballot.

The measure would impose a property tax system based on California's landmark 1978 tax-limitation measure. The base value of a property would be defined as its taxable value for fiscal 2004, with assessment increases capped at 2% annually thereafter until a property is sold or improved.

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