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Highlights from the First Week of Legislative Floor Debate

Brook Wrage, Celena Shepherd and Madeleine Grant

Nebraska News Service

LINCOLN — The first week of floor debates kicked off the second week in March. Senators debated and advanced a handful of bills in the Nebraska Legislature. Read through to get a recap of the week.

LB255: Provide compensation to families of deceased first responders

Sen. Matt Hansen of Lincoln introduced LB255, which would establish the In-Line of Duty Compensation Act to provide a one-time death benefit for a family member of a first responder who dies while in the line of duty. 

“I believe it is time for Nebraska...


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