A Nebraska legislative session marked by acrimony and filibustering
Omaha Sen. Steve Lathrop and 16 other senators were in their last year of service because of term limits — which some senators blamed for the more partisan, personal spats in an unusually rancorous legislative session.
Posted: Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:00 am
Updated: 4:58 pm, Sat Jun 14, 2014.
LINCOLN — The next-to-last day of the 2014 legislative session was about to end.
More than half of the 49 senators had already departed as evening shadows darkened the chamber. But two senators were going toe-to-toe in what threatened to turn into a filibuster.
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Sunday, April 13, 2014 12:00 am.
Updated: 4:58 pm.