Redistricting Committee Members and Leadership Announced

Nine Senators have been appointed to the Legislature’s Redistricting Committee:  Senator Carol Blood (District 3), Senator Tom Briese (District 41), Senator Tom Brewer (District 43), Senator Suzanne Geist (District 25), Senator Steve Lathrop (District 12), Senator Lou Ann Linehan (District 39), Senator John Lowe (District 37), Senator Adam Morfeld (District 46), and Senator Justin Wayne […]

Priority Bill Designation Deadlines Approaching

The deadlines for designation of 2021 priority bills are fast approaching.  Senator and Committee priority bill designations are due March 11th.  On March 16th, Speaker of the Legislature Mike Hilgers will announce the 25 bills he has selected as speaker priorities.  With the Legislature moving to full day floor debate on March 15th, the designated […]

Forecasting Board Increases Revenue Forecasts

The Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board met February 26th and increased its forecast of state revenues for both the current fiscal year (FY20-21) and the next biennium (FY21-22 and FY22-23).  For the current fiscal year, NEFAB increased its previous forecast by $204 Million.  By law, current fiscal year revenue that exceeds forecast is transferred to […]