Special Session on Redistricting Approaches

Governor Pete Ricketts has officially called a special session of the Nebraska Legislature for the purpose of redistricting.  During this special session, the Legislature will redistrict boundaries lines for the Nebraska Legislature, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, the Nebraska Public Service Commission, the State Board of Education, and Nebraska’s congressional districts. 

Speaker of the Legislature Mike Hilgers announced that the special session will convene on September 13th at 10:00AM.  The Speaker’s expectation is that the Legislature will complete its work and adjourn the special session no later than Friday, September 24th.

The Legislature’s specially appointed Redistricting Committee has already begun work on a redistricting plan.  Once complete, the plan will be released to the public before the start of the special session.  Once the special session begins, a series of bills reflecting the Committee’s plan will be introduced.  Public hearings will be held to receive input on those plans.  This will occur before the full Legislature begins debate on the bills.

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