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Jacobson at the Legislature: Micro-TIF

Sen. Mike Jacobson - Aug. 5, 2022

As we approach fall, I am focused on ideas for new legislation for the 108th legislative session. One issue I want to tackle is improvements to the Micro-TIF program, so municipalities and counties in District 42 have the best tools they need to grow. Today, there are three Tax Increment Financing (TIF) programs available. Traditional […]

Jacobson at the Legislature: Micro-TIF

Sen. Mike Jacobson -

As we approach fall, I am focused on ideas for new legislation for the 108th legislative session. One issue I want to tackle is improvements to the Micro-TIF program, so municipalities and counties in District 42 have the best tools they need to grow. Today, there are three Tax Increment Financing (TIF) programs available. Traditional […]

Brewer at the Legislature: How to participate in state government

Sen. Tom Brewer - Jul. 29, 2022

One of the most brilliant and inspired ideas ever conceived by the American mind is having an election every two years. Citizens in the United States have the opportunity to select their elected representatives and they don’t have to wait very long to determine whether or not they chose wisely. Every two years, a portion […]

Brewer at the Legislature: How to participate in state government

Sen. Tom Brewer -

One of the most brilliant and inspired ideas ever conceived by the American mind is having an election every two years. Citizens in the United States have the opportunity to select their elected representatives and they don’t have to wait very long to determine whether or not they chose wisely. Every two years, a portion […]

Brewer at the Legislature: Soldiers persecuted for refusing ineffective COVID-19 vax

Sen. Tom Brewer - Jul. 22, 2022

While I have been in Ukraine, I have been closely following the plight of service members being forced out of the United States military because they refuse the COVID-19 vaccine. What is happening to these American patriots is absolutely despicable, and the most shameful thing I have seen done to American military personnel since the […]

Brewer at the Legislature: Soldiers persecuted for refusing ineffective COVID-19 vax

Sen. Tom Brewer -

While I have been in Ukraine, I have been closely following the plight of service members being forced out of the United States military because they refuse the COVID-19 vaccine. What is happening to these American patriots is absolutely despicable, and the most shameful thing I have seen done to American military personnel since the […]

Erdman in the Legislature: Lobbyists are unaffordable

Sen. Steve Erdman - Jul. 1, 2022

Should government agencies be allowed to hire lobbyists? This is a question that has bothered me since 2016 when I first went to Lincoln to serve as a state senator.  Lobbyists are supposed to represent the interests of select groups of people, not the interests of government entities. This is an important question to ask because last […]

Erdman in the Legislature: Lobbyists are unaffordable

Sen. Steve Erdman -

Should government agencies be allowed to hire lobbyists? This is a question that has bothered me since 2016 when I first went to Lincoln to serve as a state senator.  Lobbyists are supposed to represent the interests of select groups of people, not the interests of government entities. This is an important question to ask because last […]