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Brewer at the Legislature: Buffy & the Unicameral

Sen. Tom Brewer - Jul. 24, 2021

Nebraska had only been a state for 70 years when the very first session of the Nebraska Unicameral Legislature was held in January 1937. Every school kid in Nebraska is taught about our one-of-a-kind system of state government. Most of them also tour the capitol building at this time of year. As another group of […]

Brewer at the Legislature: Buffy & the Unicameral

Sen. Tom Brewer -

Nebraska had only been a state for 70 years when the very first session of the Nebraska Unicameral Legislature was held in January 1937. Every school kid in Nebraska is taught about our one-of-a-kind system of state government. Most of them also tour the capitol building at this time of year. As another group of […]

Erdman at the Legislature: School needs to be better for families

Sen. Steve Erdman -

Nebraska’s K-12 public schools operate on an academic calendar that is unfriendly to families.  Over the summer months I have been considering introducing legislation next year which would standardize the academic school calendars for all of Nebraska’s K-12 public schools, making them more family friendly. So, today I would like to make the case for […]

Erdman at the Legislature: School needs to be better for families

Sen. Steve Erdman -

Nebraska’s K-12 public schools operate on an academic calendar that is unfriendly to families.  Over the summer months I have been considering introducing legislation next year which would standardize the academic school calendars for all of Nebraska’s K-12 public schools, making them more family friendly. So, today I would like to make the case for […]

Groene at the Legislature: Dynamics of nonpartisan Unicameral

Sen. Mike Groene - Jul. 21, 2021

I have been asked many times why state legislatures such as Iowa, Texas, Georgia, Arizona, Oklahoma, Florida, Wyoming, etc. are passing legislation addressing the concerns that a majority of Nebraska’s citizens also share. Meanwhile, Nebraska’s legislature is mute on important issues. People want to know why the legislature has not put a halt to any […]

Groene at the Legislature: Dynamics of nonpartisan Unicameral

Sen. Mike Groene -

I have been asked many times why state legislatures such as Iowa, Texas, Georgia, Arizona, Oklahoma, Florida, Wyoming, etc. are passing legislation addressing the concerns that a majority of Nebraska’s citizens also share. Meanwhile, Nebraska’s legislature is mute on important issues. People want to know why the legislature has not put a halt to any […]