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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 18, 2018

It’s priority bill week!! Time for senators to wade through their 479 masterpieces of legislation and flush all bills that do not meet the minimum standard of common sense. Tuesday is Day 30 in this sixty-day legislative session. Tuesday is also the deadline for...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 11, 2018

Taxes & prairie dogs Let’s start with state income tax. Nebraska’s rates are tied to the federal tax code. So, when Congress eliminated the personal exemption credit in December, so did the state. That move created an unexpected $226 million windfall...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 4, 2018

A work in progress Wednesday, Governor Ricketts appeared before the Legislature’s Revenue Committee to unveil his Nebraska Property Tax Cuts and Opportunities Act (LB947). Give the Gov credit, the bill touches all the bases: Lowers income tax brackets and rates...
Important Information on Dicamba

Important Information on Dicamba

A question arose late last week regarding the need for mixers and loaders to take the dicamba applicator training in Nebraska. Our state law and regulations classifies mixers and loaders of any RUP as handlers, in order to be consistent with the federal WPS rule....
WOTUS Update

WOTUS Update

Common Sense Nebraska Statement on WOTUS Enforcement Delay  “Today’s announcement by EPA and Army Corps of Engineers to delay implementation of the 2015 Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule is another positive step toward the elimination of this harmful, vague,...