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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 23, 2020

Doo wah! Senator Lou Ann Linehan chairs the Revenue Committee and her committee designated LB 974 as one of their two priority bills. LB 974 would provide significant property tax relief. On General File debate, the bill received three hours against a filibuster...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 16, 2020

BIG DARN DEAL Priority bills are a BIG DARN DEAL! Beginning this week, bills without a priority designation, move straight to the bottom of the floor debate agenda. It’s quite similar to standing in the Priority Lane for a three-hour Southwest flight, only to...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 10, 2020

Significant Lull There is significant lull at the Capitol. One-third of this legislative session is complete, and the luster of a new session has waned. The energy of debating unique and compelling issues begins tomorrow, but not for long. Last week, morning floor...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 2, 2020

We’re #9! According to WalletHub (and why would you distrust WalletHub) Nebraskans are a pretty happy group. We rank as their 9th happiest state in the country. What state is the most blissful? Hawaii…duh. Our public education is the sixth-best in the...