LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would use sales tax exemptions to attract wind farms to Nebraska has won final approval from lawmakers.
Lawmakers voted Tuesday to override about $14.5 million of Governor Dave Heineman’s line-item vetoes to the state budget.
Much of the US Senate’s attention was focused on the farm bill last week.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some spending bills are falling by the wayside as Nebraska lawmakers prepare to finish the legislative session next month.
US Senator Mike Johanns talked about the current draft of the farm bill during his weekly conference call with Nebraska media.
LINCOLN -- State senators debated an amendment to a bill Thursday that would roll back to 1.5 percent the optional sales tax local communities can levy.
Lawmakers Wednesday advanced a bill aimed at overhauling Nebraska’s juvenile justice system.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to abolish the death penalty in Nebraska is dead for the year.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has vetoed a teacher retirement bill, arguing that a proposed increase in the state's contribution is unsustainable.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a new, $7.8 billion state budget for the next two fiscal years.