Legislative Updates

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TAKE ACTION: Support LB233 – When Child Support Laws Support Children, Everyone Wins

Do you believe that child support funds collected by the state should actually be used to support children in Nebraska’s lowest income families? On Wednesday, April 3rd, we were happy to see 38 members of the Legislature answer that question with a resounding “yes,” by voting to advance LB233 – a bill that would make

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LB575 Failed to Advance – Thank You for Your Advocacy!

Today, LB575 (Kathleen Kauth) – which harmfully prohibits transgender and gender diverse students from accessing school activities and facilities consistent with their gender identity – was blocked from advancing in the Legislature.  Trans and gender diverse young people in Nebraska will continue to have meaningful access to school activities, opportunities, and spaces, authentic to their

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TAKE ACTION: Tell Your Senator to Oppose LB575

All young Nebraskans deserve to be who they are, and to thrive in school and social environments.  Today, LB575 (Senator Kathleen Kauth) was voted out of the Nebraska Legislature’s Education Committee. This bill harmfully prohibits schools from allowing trans and gender diverse young people to access restrooms, locker rooms, or activities consistent with their gender

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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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Legislative Update

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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