"There’s no reason for the Revenue Committee to be considering so many tax increases on Nebraskans while most of the purchases made in our state remain completely exempt from state and local sales tax."
The goal of policymakers should be the protection of the public from well-defined harm, not the protection of guild-like occupational structures.
LB550 appears on this week's legislative agenda.
The Revenue Committee will soon host a special hearing on its proposed property tax reform plan.
A state law allows transportation companies to prevent newcomers from competing with them. Marc Nda would like to change that.
Evidence from other states show cigarette taxes are not a stable source of revenue for reducing property taxes.
LB445 and LB304 appear on this week's agenda in the Unicameral.
With the 2019 legislative session now half over, bill hearings are complete. Senators, committees, and the Speaker have selected their priority bills. We discuss one priority bill that might cut your cell phone bill.
Even in these difficult times for Nebraska, state senators advanced numerous bills to remove barriers to opportunity. Plus, Laura Ebke is on the road promoting the Nebraska model of job licensing reform in other states.
The Health and Human Services Committee will hear LB244, and the Agriculture Committee has advanced LB304.