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
Lawmakers passed a bill March 15 intended to help cities address the problem of vacant properties.Read more
A measure intended to help cities address the problem of vacant properties was advanced from general file Jan. 31.Read more
Economic development, building codes, population thresholds and tax increment financing were among the urban issues taken up by senators this session.Read more
A bill intended to address the problem of vacant properties was considered Jan. 31 by the Urban Affairs Committee.Read more
Senators reconvened Jan. 11 to introduce new bills.
Among the 67 bills introduced were:
LB243, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Kate Bolz, which would require reporting of certain information concerning assaults that occur in state institutions;Read more