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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, May 24, 2020

Precautions Speaker, Jim Scheer, believes COVID-19 cases in Lincoln and Nebraska have peaked. He intends to resume the 2020 legislative session on July 20 and adjourn Sine Die, August 13. Many state senators fall into the susceptible old coot category, and they...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, May 17, 2020

Money and politics More rumors on the street. When will senators return for the remaining 16 days in this legislative session? Last week was June 4. This week - late June, early July. Others prefer Octoberish when the economy settles down. Who knows? Mr. Speaker! The...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, May 10, 2020

Cover your mouth and VOTE! One month ago, we predicted the top two vote-getters in each of the 25 Primary Election races for the Nebraska Legislature. Today, we take a big swing and crown the candidates who just might actually win their respective Primaries on...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, May 3, 2020

Gang of Eight As Governor Ricketts and local health departments begin to relax restrictions on social interaction tomorrow, some legislators are eager to wrap-up this legislative session. We know that Speaker Scheer intends to drop the hammer when he does reconvene...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, May 3, 2020

Gang of Eight As Governor Ricketts and local health departments begin to relax restrictions on social interaction tomorrow, some legislators are eager to wrap-up this legislative session. We know that Speaker Scheer intends to drop the hammer when he does reconvene...

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Thank You Industry Partners

The 2020-2021 Industry Partner Sponsorship Program starts today and we're pleased to announce a great group of supporters. With all the difficulties being created by COVID-19 we especially thank these fine companies for their support. We look to continue to add more...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, April 26, 2020

Not a pretty picture There's speculation that Speaker Scheer may reconvene the Legislature in June if this COVID-19 thing straightens up. Seventeen days remain in the session. The first fiscal year (2019/20) of the state’s biennial budget ends June 30. On March 12,...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, April 19, 2020

Politics & Taxes Double click, tap, pat, touch, knock, or bob on the photo above for an overview of legislative candidates registered for the May 12 Nebraska Primary Election. You will find them to be quite a handsome group. March General Fund Receipts According...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, April 12, 2020

Primary Elections - May 12 With one month until Nebraska's Primary Elections, let's take a look at the candidates and Carnac the results. In consultation with many undependable sources, and with certain callous intentions, these hermetically sealed prognostications...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, April 5, 2020

The way it is Nebraska's 2020 legislative session and all public hearings are suspended until the Speaker of the Legislature deems it safe to reconvene. Senators and their offices continue their work from remote locations. Governor Ricketts has repeatedly said,...