Lawmakers gave first-round approval Feb. 18 to a bill that would help Nebraska obtain federal funding for increased broadband availability.Read more
The Transportation and Telecommunications Committee heard testimony on a bill Feb. 3 that would help Nebraska obtain federal funding for increased broadband availability.Read more
A bill intended to improve safety for freight train crews was considered March 5 by the Transportation and Telecommunications Committee.Read more
Sen. Tom Brandt never envisioned being a politician. The fourth-generation farmer from Plymouth was content working his 1,100 acres, but the misconceptions that some Nebraskans had about rural life bothered him.Read more
The Transportation and Telecommunications Committee heard a proposal Feb. 4 aimed at providing a better understanding of rural access toRead more
Senators reconvened Jan. 18 to introduce new bills.
Among the 73 measures introduced were:
LB413, sponsored by Plymouth Sen. Tom Brandt, which would change application submission deadlines under the Nebraska Advantage Act;Read more