Time Clicking Down on Legislative Session
May 22, 2019
LINCOLN--Time is running out for Nebraska state senators to get their bills passed before the last day of the current legislative session, recently announced by Speaker Jim Scheer as May 31 — four days shy of the regular 90 days in odd-year legislative sessions. Now it’s crunch time for the state’s budget plan and for bills offering property tax relief. Catch up on last week’s developments in the unicameral below.
New property tax bill proposed in place of stalled LB 289
The main legislative vehicle which lawmakers hoped would create property tax relief in Nebraska was LB 289, co-sp...