LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 26, 2017

Mr. Dynamite The Appropriations Committee is the James Brown of the Legislature. Like James, this committee is the “hardest working” of ’em all. Indeed, the nine members of the committee work so hard, they don’t have time to explain why they...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE February 19, 2017

Timeout After 31 acrimonious, eye poking days of debate on the floor of the Legislature, Coach (Speaker) Scheer, called a timeout. Infractions have escalated since Day 1 when Team Majority scored on the old Student Body Right and captured nearly every leadership...

NHLA Testifies on LB 628

Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee LB 628 Testimony Nebraska Hotel and Lodging Association February 10, 2017 The Nebraska Hotel and Lodging Association is opposed to LB628. This bill creates several serious concerns for local political sub-divisions,...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE February 12, 2017

Making Soup Lawmaking is not supposed to be easy. Love the analogy about making soup. This 104th Legislature, 1st Session is contentious and far from easy. Much like our nation’s capitol. The Right holds the majority, the Left is in the minority, and a few...

NHLA Supports LB 222

The following is testimony given before the Government, Military and Veterans Affiars Committee on February 8, 2017: The Nebraska Hotel and Lodging Association would like to express our organizations support for LB222. The bill as drafted will work to improve the...