Senators focused on tax relief during Nebraska's 2021 legislative session
July 22, 2021
Senators approved an increase in state spending on initiatives such as broadband, foster care reimbursement rates, pay for people who provide services under Medicaid and rail industrial parks during Nebraska’s 107th legislative session, which adjourned on May 27. Senators also focused on cutting taxes and designated a portion of the state’s FY 2021- 2022 $4.8 billion budget toward tax relief, according to the 2021 general fund budget summary.
Sen. Dan Hughes of Venango said this session was different because there was more money to work with. He said since the state’s largest industry...