Sports wagering would be legalized under a bill considered Feb. 10 by the General Affairs Committee. LB971, introduced by Sen. Justin Wayne of Omaha, would redefine the state’s definition of a lottery to include wagers on sports contest, excluding high school and youth games.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