By J.L. Schmidt
Statehouse Correspondent Nebraska Press Association 

Should we even consider a two-house Legislature?


January 26, 2023

Every session of the Nebraska Legislature features what promises to be a real clunker of a bill. This year's prizewinner – so far – is a proposal to change from a unicameral to a two-house Legislature.

Even the sponsor of the measure - LR2CA - admits that the proposed constitutional amendment probably won't get out of committee. Sen. Steve Erdman of Bayard says it will be because of those "people living in the east." The Nebraska Republican Party included in its platform a plank calling for a "return to a bicameral legislature whereby the upper house has fewer members but larger territo...

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