State funding for tribal health center passed

Lawmakers gave final approval May 20 to a bill that provides state funds to one of Nebraska’s federally qualified health centers.

Sen. Tom Brewer
Sen. Tom Brewer

LB185, sponsored by Gordon Sen. Tom Brewer, appropriate $531,000 in general funds in fiscal year 2021-22 and FY2022-23 to the state Department of Health and Human Services to provide funding to the Fred LeRoy Health and Wellness Center in Omaha.

Senators passed the bill on a 49-0 vote.

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