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By Pete Ricketts
Nebraska Governor 

A History-Making 60 Days


The 2022 Legislative Session will go down in history as one of the Nebraska Unicameral’s finest.  In just 60 days, the Legislature passed record tax relief, made critical public safety enhancements, and invested in generational water resource projects. As if this wasn’t enough, Senators also allocated $1.04 billion of federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. 

Here are some of the highlights of this historic session.

Tax Relief

The crowning achievement was tax relief.  Heading into this session, we had delivered $4 billion in direct property tax relief over the past eight ye...

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