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TIF repayment, repeal of slavery language headed to Nebraska ballot

 


MADELEINE GRANT

Nebraska News Service

Ballot initiatives that encourage economic development and repeal slavery language in the state constitution will appear on the Nebraska ballot in November.

The Nebraska Tax Increment Financing Repayment Amendment increases the repayment period for TIF in blighted areas, which can help stimulate economic growth. The second amendment on the ballot is Remove Slavery as Punishment for Crime, which removes language in the Nebraska state constitution that says slavery can be used as punishment for a crime.

Both ballot measures were proposed in 2019 by Sen. J...



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