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...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, July 26, 2020

He Said, She Said Before Monday, all state senators had not been in the same room since March 25. As the COVID interrupted legislative session came to order, a certain awkwardness was to be expected until the ship righted itself. From the vantage point of a 55″...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, July 19, 2020

Beginning of the end Tomorrow, senators return for the 44th day of this 60-day legislative session. While not cornteened, the 49 senators will be socially distanced and plexiglassed until the final gavel drop on August 13. Coincidentally, tomorrow’s agenda shows...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, July 11, 2020

Are you kidding me? It’s going to happen. Speaker Scheer has summoned the whole Capitol Gang to return a week from Monday, in hopes of completing the final seventeen days of this COVID interrupted legislative session by August 13. The process will not be normal;...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, July 5, 2020

$$$ Enjoy the fireworks last night? Then you will get a real kick out of the remaining 17 days in the Unicameral’s session beginning July 20. Let’s begin with that top-of-mind topic – Tax Receipts! To be more precise, Nebraska’s Net General Fund tax receipts for the...