Senators pass bill to apply for additional federal rental assistance LB 1073– the bill to require the state to apply for a $120 million in additional rental assistance- passed on Wednesday morning on a vote of 26 for, 15 against, and 8 present not voting. See the final vote here and make sure
The Appropriations Committee has been hard at work meeting in executive session to decide how to spend the state’s $1 billion in discretionary funding available through the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Earlier in the legislative session, Governor Ricketts introduced LB1014,
Yesterday, senators voted to advance LB1073, a bill that- with an amendment adopted before the vote to advance- would force Gov. Ricketts to apply for $120 million in a second round of emergency rental assistance available to states through the American Rescue Plan Act. Nebraska is one of only two
Tuesday marked the deadline for committees and senators to designate their priority bills for this session and Speaker Hilgers announced his speaker priority bills Wednesday. Bills marked with a priority designation move to the top of the agenda when Speaker Hilgers schedules bills. Because of the number of bills in
Senators adjourned this morning, heading to afternoon hearings before an anticipated four-day break ahead of tomorrow’s recess day and Monday’s holiday. Before the break, more senators and committees designated their priority bills, including: The HHS Committee prioritized LB1173, a bill that creates a work group for child welfare system reform Sen.