Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Legislators Still Seeking Answers On Property, Alcohol Taxes

The Nebraska Legislature had a late night until 10 last Thursday, when the hearing concluded for the three bills relating to the highly debated property tax issue: LB314, LB497 and LB677.

Public comments for and against the three bills were heard by the Legislature’s Revenue Committee.

Numerous Nebraska farmers, local brewers and professionals related to the alcohol industry, as well as rural school administrators, were in attendance and spoke their piece about a possible property tax decrease and related possible alcohol and tobacco increases to offset it.

The comments left the committee seek...

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