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By Grant Schulte
Associated Press 

5 Things To Know About The 2018 Nebraska Legislative Session


January 3, 2018

Nebraska lawmakers will kick off a new session Today facing a variety of issues, including another tax cut package and looming state budget challenges.

Here are five things to watch in the 2018 session:


The 60-day session will limit the time available to debate legislation, creating pressure on senators to pass measures quickly. They convene for 90-day sessions in odd-numbered years and 60 day sessions in even-numbered years.

Speaker of the Legislature Jim Scheer has said he wants to allow debate on priority issues, but doesn't want to spend hours on legislation that doesn't hav...

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