Lawmakers vote to restore $61M of Heineman's $65M in line-item vetoes
State Sen. Heath Mello, the Appropriations Committee chairman, said the resulting budget "maintains our focus on our key priorities for this year." At center is Sen. Pete Pirsch on April 18, 2012.
Posted: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Money for new State Capitol fountains — a project that Gov. Dave Heineman has made his poster child for unnecessary state spending — survived.
So did funding for state park maintenance, a new heating and cooling system in the Capitol, the Omaha sewer system and higher payments for developmental disability service providers.
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