J. L. Schmidt, Statehouse Correspondent, Nebraska Press Assn.
Today we know a lot more about COVID-19 than we did before the outbreak first occurred in China’s Wuhan Province. Unfortunately, those who make the policies for our states, do not always get their information from the right sources.
When the 107th Legislature convenes next January, Nebraskans could see the first brother—sister act from the same family that gave us a father—daughter act, the Cavanaugh’s of Omaha.
While some may read this after Memoria Day, remembering our fallen soldiers is something we should never forget. So, on this Memorial Day I am reminded of this poem written by Lawrence Vaincourt back in 1987 called “A Soldier Died today”:
After more than 8 weeks of living a life behind computer and telephone screens and masks and hand sanitizer when I go out once a week to grocery shop, I suddenly discovered it's Spring.