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2020 Final Legislative Report

Here is your Final Report for the 2020 Nebraska Legislature. The Final Report contains a listing of all bills we tracked for you this year, including new bills introduced as well as 2019 carryover bills. Relevant information about the content, progress and final...

Legislative Wrap-Up

Legislature Adjourns Sine Die After Passing Major Compromise Proposal on Property Tax Relief and Business Incentives After an unprecedented session that was suspended four months over COVID-19 concerns, the 106th Nebraska Legislature concluded its work for the year...

NeWRA Opposes LB 845

The Nebraska Water Resources Association sent a letter of opposition on LB845 to Senator Dan Hughes and Members of the Natural Resources Committee. To read it click here.
Senator Scheer Speaks at February Water Round Table

Senator Scheer Speaks at February Water Round Table

We welcomed Speaker of the Legislature, Senator Jim Scheer, to the Water Round Table this month to talk about this session’s legislative priorities. If you missed it,  check out our video on the Water Round Table page here
Don’t Miss This Year’s Convention

Don’t Miss This Year’s Convention

Make your way to the Holiday Inn in Kearney, Nebraska for the Joint Convention of the Nebraska Water Resources Association and the Nebraska State Irrigation Association on November 24-26, 2019. Important key information on the flooding this past year is being offered...


This week the full Legislature debated LB400 from Omaha Senator Megan Hunt, which would increase the minimum wage for workers compensated by gratuities. LB400 faced a filibuster led by several members who questioned the necessity for such an increase and the financial...
Water Quality Meeting

Water Quality Meeting

Stakeholders attending the water quality meeting to review the past two years results of eco-monitoring for pesticide run-off. Attending were extension personnel, area retailers, producers, Syngenta reps and Plymouth/Blue River NRDs.

Latest US Drought Monitor

This U.S. Drought Monitor week saw deterioration in drought conditions across the South and Southeast in an area extending from South Carolina westward to eastern Texas and northward into Tennessee. In the Southeast, a persistent dry weather pattern during the past 60...
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