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Brewer at the Legislature: Property taxes contribute unfair share to schools

Sen. Tom Brewer - Sep. 20, 2022

Every session of the legislature I introduce a resolution. Last session it was called LR 13 CA. It proposes a constitutional amendment to place a limit on how much property taxes can be used to fund public schools. Article VII, Section 1 of the Nebraska constitution reads; “The Legislature shall provide for the free instruction […]

Brewer at the Legislature: Property taxes contribute unfair share to schools

Sen. Tom Brewer -

Every session of the legislature I introduce a resolution. Last session it was called LR 13 CA. It proposes a constitutional amendment to place a limit on how much property taxes can be used to fund public schools. Article VII, Section 1 of the Nebraska constitution reads; “The Legislature shall provide for the free instruction […]

Brewer at the Legislature: Schools rely too much on property taxes

Sen. Tom Brewer - Aug. 14, 2022

In 1966, the good people of Nebraska had grown tired of paying high property taxes. They collected the needed signatures on a ballot initiative and they put the question on the November ballot. By a margin of 50.89% to 49.11%, the people of Nebraska passed a constitutional amendment that did away with the “State Property […]

Brewer at the Legislature: Schools rely too much on property taxes

Sen. Tom Brewer -

In 1966, the good people of Nebraska had grown tired of paying high property taxes. They collected the needed signatures on a ballot initiative and they put the question on the November ballot. By a margin of 50.89% to 49.11%, the people of Nebraska passed a constitutional amendment that did away with the “State Property […]

Brewer at the Legislature:

Sen. Tom Brewer - Dec. 20, 2020

It’s that time of year when we all should pause a moment and consider the very long list of things that we all have to be thankful for. I’ve seen much of the world, and a lot of it wasn’t a pretty sight. Americans for the most part fail to grasp how blessed we all […]

Brewer at the Legislature:

Sen. Tom Brewer -

It’s that time of year when we all should pause a moment and consider the very long list of things that we all have to be thankful for. I’ve seen much of the world, and a lot of it wasn’t a pretty sight. Americans for the most part fail to grasp how blessed we all […]