LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, April 29, 2019

Death & Taxes Three things are certain in life: death, taxes and change. You can’t avoid change, it’s mandatory. Progress however is optional.” – Unknown DEATH Sen. Chambers introduced LB44, his latest attempt to abolished the death penalty. In 2015, the senator...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, April 22, 2019

Serenity Now! Revenue Committee Chair, Lou Ann Linehan, stepped-up her game at a press conference last Wednesday. She outlined a legitimate property tax plan that would shift some costs for funding K-12 and community colleges from property taxes to sales taxes. The...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, April 15, 2019

Turnin’ Up The Heat It’s hot in the Capitol. Yes, it’s literally hot in the building! Happens every year. Seasons change, temperatures fluctuate, and the building’s heating and cooling system (patented by the Romans) cannot be adjusted without...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, April 8, 2019

Smarts and Insurgents Last week’s floor debate was mostly noise. Not to be critical of all noise. Just the chest-thumping, nose-twerking, bruised-ego kind of adult noise that entertains political wonks on public television and does little to move policy forward....