Posted: Monday, April 8, 2013 12:00 am
The Nebraska Legislature has passed the halfway point in its 2013 session, and new spending ideas so far have outpaced available new revenue by about a 10-to-1 margin.
Lawmakers have put forward a lot of potentially worthy ideas — everything from giving tax breaks to senior citizens and veterans to a sales tax break for wind farms to a new central Nebraska veterans home.
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Monday, April 8, 2013 12:00 am.