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...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, April 26, 2020

Not a pretty picture There’s speculation that Speaker Scheer may reconvene the Legislature in June if this COVID-19 thing straightens up. Seventeen days remain in the session. The first fiscal year (2019/20) of the state’s biennial budget ends June 30. On March...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, April 19, 2020

Politics and Taxes Double click, tap, pat, touch, knock, or bob on the photo above for an overview of legislative candidates registered for the May 12 Nebraska Primary Election. You will find them to be quite a handsome group. March General Fund Receipts According to...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, April 12, 2020

Primary Elections – May 12 With one month until Nebraska’s Primary Elections, let’s take a look at the candidates and Carnac the results. In consultation with many undependable sources, and with certain callous intentions, these hermetically sealed...