The Agriculture Committee advanced bills this session authorizing the cultivation and processing of hemp, expanding legal protections for agricultural producers and allowing for cottage food sales from a private home.Read more
A bill that authorizes investigations of telemarketers who knowingly manipulate caller ID information was passed by the Legislature May 2.Read more
A bill that would authorize investigations of telemarketers who knowingly manipulate caller ID information was advanced from general file April 16.Read more
Local school boards could authorize teachers and school employees to carry concealed weapons on school property under a bill discussed Feb. 28 by the Judiciary Committee.Read more
The Transportation and Telecommunications Committee heard testimony Feb. 19 on a bill that would prevent telemarketers from knowingly manipulating caller ID information.Read more
The Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee heard testimony Feb. 1 on a resolution to call for a convention of the states, authorized under Article V of the U.S. Constitution.Read more
Senators reconvened Jan. 16 to introduce new bills.
Among the 66 measures introduced were:
LB313, sponsored by Lincoln Sen. Kate Bolz, which would provide the office of Inspector General of the Nebraska Correctional System with oversight over regional centers;Read more
A bill that would have placed restrictions on delegates to a potential Article V convention of the states failed to advance from general file April 5.Read more
The University of Nebraska would be required to adopt a detailed policy governing free expression on its campuses under a bill heard by the Education Committee Jan. 30.Read more
At some point early in his term as president of the National Farmers Organization, Sen. Steve Halloran realized he was a political outlier in the group he had been elected to lead.Read more
A program that provides aid to teachers who complete a credentialing program would be terminated by a bill heard by the Education Committee Jan. 31.Read more
Senators reconvened Jan. 10 to introduce new bills.
Among the 67 bills introduced were:
LB167, sponsored by Crete Sen. Laura Ebke, which would include cannabidiol as a Schedule V controlled substance;Read more