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