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LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, March 18, 2018

R's & D's Last Monday, senators were briefed on the proposed second year of the $8.8 billion biennial budget, as drafted by the 9-member Appropriations Committee. Tuesday, the three budget bills opened on General File, so the remaining 40 senators might challenge the...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, March 11, 2018

The Nutty Professor Good news for all Nebraskans! The 60th and final legislative day is April 18.  The Speaker might adjourn the kids on April 11 (Day 59) if they play nice and do their chores. This week, senators will begin debate on mid-term adjustments to the...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, March 4, 2018

Primarily The May 15 Primary Election field is set. Twenty-four seats are in play. Six senators are unopposed and 53 candidates are in the mix for the other 18 Districts. For the latest rundown on legislative candidates, go to Links below and click on “Primary...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 25, 2018

Unopposed Thursday is the last day non-incumbents can file for office for the primary election. Twenty four seats in the Legislature are up for election this cycle. Nine incumbent senators are running unopposed and desperately hoping to remain that way on March 2. No...

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...