A tax bill in limbo. A business incentive measure not far behind, notwithstanding the pending addition of grandiose plans to make Nebraska a nationally important health care destination.
For the foreseeable future, we will all be working to combat coronavirus 2019, also known as COVID-19. As we work together to confront this pandemic, I want to reiterate simple reminders about how we stop it.
Since day one in office, President Trump has been eager to put America first—even when it has meant upending norms, upsetting political allies, and straining relationships abroad. This eagerness is worth applauding.
One bill that is advancing in the State Legislature this year that affects folks living in Western Nebraska is LB 1055. LB 1055 is a bill that pertains to voting by mail. Many people living in Western Nebraska have found it convenient to vote by mail, rather than in person. So far, Garden County and Morrill County are the only two counties in Nebraska that have used this method of voting. The State of Oregon uses it state-wide.
A recent poll shows that 73 percent of Americans favor the Equal Rights Amendment. Why, then, is Nebraska joining a handful of states seeking to stop Congress from acting on it?