LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, March 25, 2019

Semikaput Last week, the Legislature strolled past midpoint of their 90-day session. With 44 legislative days remaining (until June 6), and a smattering of hearings this week, we approach the time when hundreds and hundreds of completely unpassable concoctions are...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, March 11, 2019

QUANDARY WalletHub says Nebraska’s effective total state and local tax rate is 49th worst in the country. The Tax Foundation ranks our property taxes the 40th highest. They also say we are middle of the pack in terms of our sales taxes (#25) and business tax...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 4, 2019

FINAL FINAL Reading in Nebraska’s unicameral process is the third and FINAL round of floor debate. Advancing a bill to FINAL Reading is a simple step-by-step process. Step #1 Senator introduces the bill. BTW, your friendly neighborhood lobbyist can be a terrific...