A state grant program would help gas station owners install tanks and pumps used to store and dispense ethanol-gasoline blends under a bill heard March 13 by the Revenue Committee.Read more
Lawmakers passed a bill March 1 that allows the Nebraska Department of Transportation to complete roads projects more efficiently.Read more
A bill that would curtail certain uses of eminent domain failed to advance from general file Feb. 27.Read more
The Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee heard testimony Feb. 13 on a
bill to end the petition process to recall elected public officials in Nebraska.
A bill that would allow non-licensed home alcohol brewers to participate in certain public events advanced from general file Feb. 12.Read more
Lawmakers gave first-round approval Feb. 11 to a bill that would require political subdivisions such as counties and school districts to hold a public hearing before collecting additional property taxes generated by valuation increases.Read more
A bill that would make changes to the One-Call Notification System Act was considered by members of the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee Feb. 11.Read more
The Transportation and Telecommunications Committee heard testimony Feb. 4 on a bill that would give wireless companies the right to place small cell wireless facilities in public rights of way.Read more
Certain misdemeanor offenders housed in county jails could be transferred to state correctional facilities under a bill heard by the Judiciary Committee Feb. 6.Read more
Lawmakers gave first-round approval Jan. 28 to a bill that would allow the Nebraska Department of Transportation to complete roads projects more efficiently.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
Members of the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee heard testimony Jan. 22 on a bill that would allow the Nebraska Department of Transportation to complete roads projects more efficiently.Read more
Senators reconvened Jan. 16 to introduce new bills.
Among the 66 measures introduced were:
LB313, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Kate Bolz, which would provide the office of Inspector General of the Nebraska Correctional System with oversight over regional centers;Read more
Senators reconvened Jan. 11 to introduce new bills.
Among the 84 measures introduced were:
LB144, sponsored by Venango Sen. Dan Hughes, which would provide for voter approval of nonpartisan nomination and partisan election of county officers;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