Senators introduced 58 new measures on the ninth day of bill introduction Jan. 22.Read more
Senators introduced 55 measures on the eighth day of bill introduction Jan. 21.
Among the measures introduced were:
LB1058, sponsored by Omaha Sen. Sara Howard, which would adopt the Population Health Information Act;Read more
Senators introduced 31 measures on the seventh day of bill introduction Jan. 16.
Among the proposals were:
LB1022, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Matt Hansen, which would provide for election of election commissioners and eliminate certain deputy positions;Read more
Senators introduced 22 measures on the sixth day of bill introduction Jan. 15.
LB1000, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Carol Blood, which would direct any registration fees from fantasy contests to the early childhood and childcare workforce;Read more
Senators reconvened Jan. 13 to continue introduction of new bills.
Among the 38 measures introduced were:
LB946, sponsored by Albion Sen. Tom Briese, which would change the sales tax rate and impose sales tax on additional services;Read more
Among the issues considered by members of the Business and Labor Committee this session were strengthening worker protections, raising the tipped minimum wage and expanding unemployment benefits and family leave.Read more
Legislative oversight, additional budget requirements and redistricting concerns topped the list of Executive Board issues considered by lawmakers this session.Read more
Lawmakers made changes to the regulation of mechanical amusement devices, the Nebraska Lottery and vapor and tobacco products this session.Read more
Lawmakers considered measures this session to ensure fair treatment for minors engaged in the court system, legalize medical cannabis and provide additional oversight of the state correctional system.Read more
The Revenue Committee advanced bills this session that would require a political subdivision to hold a public hearing before increasing its property tax request, require out-of-state internet retailers to collect state sales tax on purchases made by Nebraska residents and allow a county to impose a sales tax to pay a federal judgment against it.Read more
Senators expanded license plate options and addressed call spoofing and a number of infrastructure concerns this year.Read more
Lawmakers successfully overrode a veto May 31 of a bill that adopts the Regional Metropolitan Transit Authority Act.Read more
The Legislature approved a bill May 24 that makes several changes to current criminal justice statutes.Read more
Affordable housing projects in extremely blighted areas will receive first priority for state assistance under a bill passed by the Legislature May 24.Read more
A bill intended to increase Nebraska’s participation in the 2020 U.S. Census advanced to select file May 23.Read more