LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, August 16, 2020

Long as God Can Grow It Like a house guest who overstays his welcome, Acrimony languished in the George Norris Chamber for the legislative session’s final three days. Short tempers and sensitive feelings don’t make for good lawmaking, but senators...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, August 9, 2020

The Room Where it Happens Governor Ricketts signed the $9.3 billion adjusted state budget without so much as a single line-item veto. Hrumph! Who doesn’t enjoy a good veto override battle on the floor of the Legislature? The Super Seven emerged from “the...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, August 2, 2020

Step Right Up Big News!! The “Super Seven” (not to be confused with the previous Gang of Ten) may have arrived at a compromise to reduce property taxes. The Legislature’s Bill Drafters are writing an amendment to Priority Bill, LB 930 so we can...