Legislative oversight, performance audit reporting requirements and redistricting concerns topped the list of Executive Board issues considered by lawmakers this session.Read more
Economic development, tax-increment financing, vacant property concerns and updates to laws regarding the governing of municipalities were among the Urban Affairs topics taken up by lawmakers this session.Read more
Gov. Pete Ricketts vetoed an omnibus Urban Affairs measure April 23.Read more
An omnibus Urban Affairs measure was given final approval April 18.Read more
The Executive Board of the Legislature announced the appointment of senators to the new State-Licensed Care Facilities Oversight Committee April 18.Read more
Lawmakers advanced a bill from general file April 9 that would eliminate certain conflicts of interest and provide accountability and transparency in Nebraska State Patrol investigations.Read more
A bill that was amended on general file to become an omnibus Urban Affairs measure was given first-round approval April 3.Read more
A bill intended to clean up language in state law related to the governing of cities was amended on general file March 20.Read more
Lawmakers debated a bill March 20 that would create an exception in state electrical licensing law for workers engaged in the construction of farm buildings.Read more
An agreement to advocate for better passenger rail service throughout the Midwest would continue under a bill heard by the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee Jan. 23.Read more
Fifty-two new bills were introduced on Jan. 17.
LB1038, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Theresa Thibodeau, which would provide a deadline for electronic voter registration;Read more
A bill intended to codify fantasy sports in Nebraska law was discussed Jan. 16 and 17.Read more
Nineteen new bills were introduced Jan. 11.
LB984, sponsored by Grand Island Sen. Dan Quick, which would change provisions of the Nebraska Lottery and Raffle Act relating to special permits and gross proceeds;Read more
Senators reconvened Jan. 5 to introduce new bills.
Among the 31 bills introduced were:
LB845, sponsored by Albion Sen. Tom Briese, which would provide for supportive services relating to child custody;Read more
Lawmakers considered bills this session that were intended to encourage workforce development and adjust workers’ compensation benefits.Read more