Highlights from the First Week of Legislative Floor Debate
March 17, 2021
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...