LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 4, 2019

FINAL FINAL Reading in Nebraska’s unicameral process is the third and FINAL round of floor debate. Advancing a bill to FINAL Reading is a simple step-by-step process. Step #1 Senator introduces the bill. BTW, your friendly neighborhood lobbyist can be a terrific...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 25, 2019

30 Days In the mid-2000’s, “30 Days” was a reality television series on the FX Channel. Each episode, a person was immersed for thirty days in a totally unfamiliar lifestyle, like working for minimum wage, as a prisoner, or a Christian living as...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 11, 2019

The Iron Chancellor Dead guy, Otto von Bismarck said, “If you like laws and sausages, you should never watch either one being made.” Quaint. We can all agree that Otto was not a handsome man, but he was blessed with a truly enormous set of eyebrows. And...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, February 4, 2019

Drop Anchor As floor debate clipped along Friday morning, Speaker Scheer announced that Senator John Stinner, Chairman of the Appropriations Committee, would review the budget, because that’s what John does. John had good news: his committee is working really...

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, January 28, 2019

Winner Winner Chick’n Dinner Bill introductions concluded last Wednesday. The kids had a terrific time submitting 755 pieces of simply fabulous legislation. That’s an average of about 14 bills per senator. Every citizen in every socioeconomic class has...