Lawmakers advanced a bill to select file March25 that would change certain ATM fees.Read more
Power poles and power lines owned by a city or public power entity would be exempt from state sales and use tax under a bill advanced from general file March 25.Read more
The Revenue Committee heard testimony March 20 on a bill that would create a tax credit for Nebraska companies that use agricultural products to produce sustainable materials and renewable chemicals.Read more
The Legislature would direct $275 million each year to the state’s property tax credit program under a bill heard Feb. 27 by the Revenue Committee.Read more
The Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee heard testimony Feb. 26 on a bill that would remove a requirement that financial institutions must charge the same automatic teller machine fees to all other financial institutions.Read more
An increasing percentage of state sales tax revenue would be turned back to municipalities and utilities to pay for water and sewer infrastructure projects under a bill heard Feb. 22 by the Revenue Committee.Read more
Grandparents and other extended family members would be eligible for a tax incentive on contributions they make to a beneficiary’s college savings plan account under a bill heard Feb. 6 by the Education Committee.Read more
The Revenue Committee heard testimony Feb. 1 on two bills intended to improve the quality of Nebraska’s workforce.Read more
The Legislature advanced a bill to select file Feb. 1 that would allow Nebraska lenders to charge higher interest rates on installment loans.Read more
Nebraska lenders would be allowed to charge higher interest rates on installment loans under a bill considered by the Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee Jan. 29.Read more
Senators introduced 154 measures on the final day of bill introduction Jan. 23.
Among the proposals were:
LB589, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Ernie Chambers, which would prohibit peace officers from serving as school resource officers;Read more
Senators reconvened Jan. 15 to introduce new bills.
Among the 57 measures introduced were:
LB261, sponsored by Bennington Sen. Wendy DeBoer, which would require use of redistricting maps drawn using state-issued computer software;Read more
Senators reconvened Jan. 14 to introduce new bills.
Among the 39 measures introduced were:
LB226, sponsored by Grand Island Sen. Dan Quick, which would state intent relating to appropriations for the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center-Kearney and the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center-Geneva;Read more
The 106th Nebraska Legislature convened Jan. 9 for its 90-day first session. Thirteen new members and 13 re-elected senators were sworn into office, and lawmakers elected chairpersons of the Legislature’s standing committees.Read more
The provision of health insurance to individuals in temporary custody and rules governing property appraisers, public adjustors and payday and short-term lenders were among the topics considered by the Banking, Commerce and Insurance Committee this session.Read more