Senators and the Legislature's Committees have announced their 2019 Priority Bills. In total, 107 bills received a priority designation. Each Senator is afforded 1 priority and each Committee receives 2 priority designations.
The Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board (NEFAB) met February 28, 2019 to update its forecast of estimated state revenues. NEFAB projected decreases in state revenue for the current year and next biennial budget period. For fiscal year 2018-2019 (the current budget year), NEFAB forecasted a revenue drop of $80 million over its prior October 2018 forecast for the same period.