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Legislative Update

2024 Legislative Session Wrap-up

Last Thursday, April 18, the Legislature adjourned sine die, meaning the body has concluded its work for the session. In 2024, our Unicameral passed 370 bills. Bills that did not pass, no matter how far they made it through the legislative process, must be reintroduced in future legislative sessions and start through the process again.  […]

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Legislative Update

At the Capitol: Several Priority Bills Passed!

Today is Day 54 of the Nebraska Legislature’s 2024 session! Senators will continue all-day debate until we hit Day 60 on Thursday, April 18. Debate typically takes place from 9am-12pm and 1:30pm-5pm, including evening debate which will continue through the end of this week.  Last Week: Priority Bills Passed! We were thrilled to see several

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Legislative Update

At the Capitol: Only 14 days left in session

With just 14 days left in the 2024 legislative session, senators will continue their all-day debate on Speaker and personal priority bills. Debate typically takes place from 9am-12pm and 1:30pm-5pm, with the potential to go later into the evening. Health and Human Services Package Advances Last week, LB1215 (Senator Ben Hansen), a package of health

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At the Capitol: Priority bills have been selected

It’s Day 30 today, which means we are officially halfway through the 2024 legislative session.  Today, Speaker Arch announced his Speaker priority bills and included LB233 (J. Cavanaugh) among that list! LB233 proposes to end the child support penalty in Nebraska’s Aid to Dependent Children (ADC) program.  Additionally last week, senators and committees finalized and

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At the Capitol: LB285 Advances to Select File!

It’s Day 27, and we’re almost halfway through the Nebraska Legislature’s 2024 session! Check out last week’s highlights and this week’s key hearings below:  LB285 Advances to Select File! We’re so excited to share that LB285 (Senator Lynne Walz) passed its first round of debate and has been placed on select file! This bill makes

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