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....

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...