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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 25, 2019

30 Days In the mid-2000’s, “30 Days” was a reality television series on the FX Channel. Each episode, a person was immersed for thirty days in a totally unfamiliar lifestyle, like working for minimum wage, as a prisoner, or a Christian living as a Muslim. It was...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 18, 2019

“Here’s looking at you, kid” “Unicameral, Unicameral, don’t tax me – tax that fellow behind the tree.” Valentine’s Day, the Revenue Committee hearings featured three property relief bills: LB314, LB497 and LB677. Each would lower property taxes by shifting a greater...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 11, 2019

The Iron Chancellor Dead guy, Otto von Bismarck said, “If you like laws and sausages, you should never watch either one being made.” Quaint. We can all agree that Otto was not a handsome man, but he was blessed with a truly enormous set of eyebrows. And what does Otto...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 4, 2019

Drop Anchor As floor debate clipped along Friday morning, Speaker Scheer announced that Senator John Stinner, Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, would review the budget, because that’s what John does. John had good news: his committee is working really hard....