Chambers' tax deal comes with pledge to be 'ordinary' legislator

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Posted: Tuesday, March 19, 2013 12:00 am

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Legislature's master of delaying bills offered Monday to drop his most recent filibuster and become “an ordinary member of the Legislature.”

State Sen. Ernie Chambers, the 75-year-old dean of the Nebraska Legislature, made the offer as he filibustered another bill he doesn't like, one to create a committee to study “modernization” of state taxes.

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