Members of the Business and Labor Committee heard testimony March 25 on a bill that would keep certain workers’ compensation reports private.Read more
Alcohol licensees could face stricter regulation under a bill considered March 18 by the General Affairs Committee.Read more
Lawmakers passed bill March 15 intended to protect information related to critical infrastructure in Nebraska.Read more
Lawmakers amended and advanced a bill March 7 intended to protect information related to critical infrastructure in Nebraska.Read more
Lawmakers gave first-round approval March 4 to a bill that would require internet retailers without a physical presence in Nebraska to collect and remit state sales tax on purchases made by Nebraska residents.Read more
The Revenue Committee heard testimony Feb. 14 on a bill that would raise the state sales tax rate, end several state sales and use tax exemptions and impose a surtax on high incomes to pay for additional property tax credits and state aid to public schools.Read more
Lawmakers gave first-round approval Feb. 14 to a bill intended to protect information related to critical infrastructure in Nebraska.Read more
School districts in rural areas would need supermajority voter approval before issuing bonds under a bill heard Feb. 4 by the Education Committee.Read more
The Revenue Committee heard testimony on three bills Jan. 31 that would require out-of-state internet retailers to collect and remit state sales tax on purchases made by Nebraska residents.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. 17 to introduce new bills.
Among the 30 measures introduced were:
LB378, sponsored by Blair Sen. Ben Hansen, which would change helmet provisions for autocycles, motorcycles and mopeds;Read more
Senators reconvened Jan. 10 to introduce new bills.
Among the 132 measures introduced were:
LB13, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Carol Blood, which would provide a sales tax exemption for breast pumps and related supplies and exempt breastfeeding from public indecency offenses;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
Senators passed measures this session to provide additional oversight of the state correctional system, ensure fair treatment for minors engaged in the court system and address the state’s opioid epidemic.Read more
The Revenue Committee advanced bills this session that update the state’s tax code to reflect federal changes, expand a tax credit for volunteer emergency responders and index for inflation the thresholds used when calculating the income tax liability of Nebraskans who receive Social Security benefits.Read more