$11M annually for water projects gets 2nd-round approval in Nebraska Legislature

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Posted: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 12:00 am

LINCOLN — Nebraska lawmakers reached a compromise Tuesday on a bill that makes major investments in rural and metro water projects.

Working out differences that threatened to derail months of work by a statewide task force, the Legislature gave second-round approval to a bill that would distribute $11 million annually for water sustainability. The bill more than triples the amount the state currently spends on water projects.

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