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 Legislature approved a bill May 24 that makes several changes to current criminal justice statutes.Read more
The Legislature advanced a bill from general file May 15 that would make several changes to current criminal justice statutes.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