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Legislature: Constitutional carry bill stalls

The Unicameral Update - Apr. 11, 2022

A bill that would allow Nebraskans to carry a concealed handgun without a permit stalled on select file after an unsuccessful cloture motion April 11. Current state law requires that an individual pass a background check, submit a $100 permit fee and complete a safe firing and handling gun course to obtain a concealed carry […]

Legislature: Constitutional carry bill stalls

The Unicameral Update -

A bill that would allow Nebraskans to carry a concealed handgun without a permit stalled on select file after an unsuccessful cloture motion April 11. Current state law requires that an individual pass a background check, submit a $100 permit fee and complete a safe firing and handling gun course to obtain a concealed carry […]

Legislature: Consumption tax proposal fails on first round

The Unicameral Update - Apr. 7, 2022

Sen. Mike Jacobson of North Platte addressed Sen. Steve Erdman’s proposed consumption tax Tuesday on the floor of the state legislature. A constitutional amendment that would replace Nebraska’s tax system with the retail consumption and excise taxes failed to advance from general file that day. If passed by the Legislature, LR 264CA, introduced by Sen. Steve […]

Legislature: Consumption tax proposal fails on first round

The Unicameral Update -

Sen. Mike Jacobson of North Platte addressed Sen. Steve Erdman’s proposed consumption tax Tuesday on the floor of the state legislature. A constitutional amendment that would replace Nebraska’s tax system with the retail consumption and excise taxes failed to advance from general file that day. If passed by the Legislature, LR 264CA, introduced by Sen. Steve […]

Legislature: Lake development proposal amended, advanced

The Unicameral Update - Mar. 30, 2022

Lawmakers gave second-round approval March 29 to a proposal to build several water recreation projects across the state after amending the bill to prohibit conflicts of interest and ensure public access to a proposed lake between Omaha and Lincoln. LB 1023, introduced by Lincoln Sen. Mike Hilgers, would authorize the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission […]

Legislature: Lake development proposal amended, advanced

The Unicameral Update -

Lawmakers gave second-round approval March 29 to a proposal to build several water recreation projects across the state after amending the bill to prohibit conflicts of interest and ensure public access to a proposed lake between Omaha and Lincoln. LB 1023, introduced by Lincoln Sen. Mike Hilgers, would authorize the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission […]