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 […]
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
It’s Day 23 of the Nebraska Legislature’s 2024 session! We’re at the Capitol every day, continuing to fight for justice and opportunity for all Nebraskans. Check out last week’s highlights and this week’s key hearings below: Last Week’s Highlights Last week, we testified in SUPPORT of several bills: Click here to see all of the
Last week, the Legislature started on hearings and floor debate. Floor debate will continue to take place in the mornings, and hearings will be held in the afternoons. Hearings are currently scheduled to run through February 29. We are excited to share that Senator Ray Aguilar of Grand Island made LB952 his personal priority bill.
The Nebraska Legislature introduced almost 600 new bills and proposed constitutional amendments this session and we’re ready to fight for justice and opportunity at the Capitol! Nebraska Appleseed Priority Bills Here are some of the legislative priorities that Appleseed is supporting during the 2024 session. ⤵️ Supporting young people navigating the child welfare system Expanding
Hearings and floor debate began this week. Floor debate will take place in the mornings and hearings will be held in the afternoon.
Last week, we wrapped up the first full week of the Legislature’s 2024 session. New bill introduction will continue through the end of the day today. (Click here for a list of everything introduced so far.) Hearings will begin next Monday, January 22 and floor debate on bills will start next week after rule changes
Last week, the Nebraska Legislature officially kicked off its 2024 session! New bill introduction began last week and will continue through Wednesday, January 17th (Day 10). We will keep you posted on key pieces of legislation that are introduced over the next several days. Floor debate will begin this week and we will start off
Welcome to 2024! Today is the first day of the Nebraska Legislature’s 2024 session. This will be a short, 60-day session and is scheduled to end on April 18th. Today’s agenda includes an election for a new chairperson of the Executive Board, followed by new bill introductions that will run every day from now through
Last Thursday, the Legislature adjourned sine die, meaning the body has concluded its work for the session. This year’s session was a challenging one. We saw a breaking of many norms and increased partisanship. The number of contentious issues on the floor, plus the increasing use of the filibuster, unfortunately meant that many priority bills