State Sen. Joni Albrecht's decision to delay her bill dismayed Julane Hill, a retired educator who testified in favor of it. Hill said the bill was on track to pass and should have been considered separately from the health education standards.
President Joe Biden signed legislation into law Thursday to make Juneteenth, or June 19, the 12th federal holiday.
The Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge to the Obama era health care law, preserving insurance coverage for millions of Americans.
"The pandemic caused a financial hardship for many Nebraskans, including those in Gage County," the governor said. "I consider the funding provided by LB103 as a one-time payment in light of this extreme hardship circumstance."
The company will add a monthly surcharge to customer bills for three years to recoup more than $80 million. The increase will cost residential customers an average of $10 a month.
Nebraska lawmakers have passed a bill dealing with police training. But two other bills, one to establish new penalties for rioting and another to create police oversight boards, failed to advance.
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Sen. Mark Kolterman was optimistic about overriding the veto of the OPS pension bill, noting that 38 senators voted for the bill on final passage.
Nebraska lawmakers gave final approval to a bevy of bills Wednesday, including a measure to reduce the valuation of ag land from 75% of its actual value to 50% when it comes to paying for new school bond issues.
Senators revisited the sometimes bitter debate that divided them on Tuesday night before passing the measure on a 47-0 vote.
The sticking point over a bill expanding how lottery proceeds fund scholarships and education programs was an amendment from Sen. Dave Murman of Glenvil allowing teachers and school administrators to physically intervene in limited situations.
Congress approved legislation Tuesday intended to curtail a striking rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans. President Joe Biden has said he will sign it.
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The amendments were designed to attract the 33 votes required to enact the legislation that will govern the casino gambling authorized by Nebraska voters in November.
A bill that would have allowed permitless concealed carry in nearly every Nebraska county was amended to focus on three, less controversial gun rights measures.
Attorney General Doug Peterson said a bill that would allow counties to decide whether they want permitless concealed carry may violate the Nebraska Constitution.
LB568 will remove truancy as a status offense that requires a trip to juvenile court and instead mandate diversion programs that concentrate on root causes of absenteeism.
Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon introduced two amendments that addressed what he and other senators said could be too burdensome of training requirements on law enforcement departments in rural areas of the state.