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By LuAnn Schindler

Ricketts touts budget bill

Biennial budget offers property tax relief


April 29, 2021

Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a two-year state budget promoting tax relief and controlling state spending, into law, Monday.

Budget growth was limited to 1.7% and set at $9.7 billion for the two-year period ending June 30, 2023.

The newly-signed budget leaves $206 million available, although that total could change after April 29, when revenue forecasts will be updated.

Ricketts said, "The budget I have signed controls state spending and significantly increases direct property tax relief for the people of Nebraska. As the Legislature continues their work, there are additional opportunities to d...

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