A bill that would provide greater legislative oversight for the state’s youth rehabilitation centers was broadened and advanced from general file March 10.Read more
The Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board voted to increase revenue projections during a Feb. 28 meeting at the Capitol. The board provides an advisory forecast of general fund receipts used by the Legislature to craft the state’s budget.Read more
The Executive Board heard testimony Feb. 25 on a bill that would require display of tribal flags in the Nebraska State Capitol.Read more
An effort to facilitate open dialogue between certain state employees and lawmakers was considered Feb. 20 by the Executive Board.Read more
A bill intended to provide a more accurate count of Nebraska residents in the U.S. Census was heard Feb. 12 by the Executive Board.Read more
A measure that would establish legislative oversight of the state’s residential juvenile facilities was considered Feb. 4 by the Executive Board.Read more
A proposed constitutional amendment to raise the maximum possible number of Nebraska state senators stalled on general file Feb. 5.Read more
Senators introduced 60 new measures on the final day of bill introduction Jan. 23.Read more
The head of the state’s judicial branch reported on its work to make the state’s court system more accessible to all Nebraskans in his State of the Judiciary address Jan. 22.Read more
Senators introduced 58 new measures on the ninth day of bill introduction Jan. 22.Read more
The maximum possible number of Nebraska state senators would be raised under a proposed constitutional amendment heard by the Legislature’s Executive Board Jan. 22.Read more
Senators introduced 55 measures on the eighth day of bill introduction Jan. 21.
Among the measures introduced were:
LB1058, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Sara Howard, which would adopt the Population Health Information Act;Read more
Senators introduced 31 measures on the seventh day of bill introduction Jan. 16.
Among the proposals were:
LB1022, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Matt Hansen, which would provide for election of election commissioners and eliminate certain deputy positions;Read more
Senators introduced 22 measures on the sixth day of bill introduction Jan. 15.
LB1000, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Carol Blood, which would direct any registration fees from fantasy contests to the early childhood and childcare workforce;Read more
Gov. Pete Ricketts revealed his budgetary and legislative priorities for Nebraska during his State of the State address Jan. 15. The governor highlighted proposals to provide property tax relief and flood recovery.Read more