Legislators won't vote to join National Popular Vote Compact this session

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Posted: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 12:00 am

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Legislature will not consider joining the popular vote movement — an idea most unpopular with the governor — after the main proponent pulled the bill from the agenda.

State Sen. Tyson Larson of O'Neill said Tuesday the Legislature's Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee will hold hearings after the session on joining the National Public Vote compact. With only seven days remaining before the Legislature adjourns, Larson said there wasn't enough time to take up his priority bill.

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