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Legislature debates priority bills


State senators resumed the legislative session July 20, after breaking for almost four months due to coronavirus. We are set to complete this 60-day session Aug. 13.

During this first week back, we immediately began debating the major issues left pending.

Senators voted 30-8 to pull LB 814 from the Judiciary Committee and place it on General File so it can be debated. LB 814 would prohibit live dismemberment abortion and provide for criminal penalties for physicians who perform such abortions. I am a co-sponsor of LB 814.

LB 1106 is the current vehicle for property tax relief. It was discu...

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