The state Supreme Court has twice reversed Nebraska Secretary of State Bob Evnen and decided what issues will be on the November ballot. Expanded gambling and a cap on the interest rates that socalled “payday lenders” can charge will be on the ballot. Medical marijuana will not.
In last week’s article I said I would introduce you to what I am calling the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights. The Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights that I will begin outlining today will be included in legislation I will introduce in January for the consumption tax. The Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights consists of ten rights or protections which ought to be afforded every taxpayer in the State of Nebraska.
As predicted, there will be no special session of the Nebraska Legislature to introduce bills and set policies to address systemic racism.
Like your new property taxes this year? I didn’t think so. I have received several calls and emails about the loss of the $10,000 personal property tax exemption that was eliminated by the implementation of LB 1107, the so called property tax relief bill. The more accurate name for this bill is “the decrease in the increase” bill, because that is what it really is. This bill did absolutely nothing to actually lower your property taxes this year. Let me explain why.
A group of urban state senators want a special session of the Legislature to discuss changing police powers and providing protection for workers threatened by the coronavirus and other related issues.