Floor debate opens at statehouse
March 18, 2021
BROOKE WRAGE, CELENA SHEPHERD and MADELEINE GRANT
Nebraska News Service
The first week of floor debates kicked off the second week in March. Senators debated and advanced a handful of bills in the Nebraska Legislature. A recap of the week.
LB255: Provide compensation to families of deceased first responders
Sen. Matt Hansen, of Lincoln, introduced LB255, which would establish the In the Line of Duty Compensation Act to provide a one-time death benefit for a family member of a first responder who dies while on the line of duty.
“I believe it is time for Nebraska to join our neighbors and...