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Posted April 29th, 2016 by ChuckIn a column that appeared in multiple Nebraska newspapers, OpenSky Executive Director Renee Fry wrote, "Limiting budget growth is responsible and laudable. Tax dollars should never be wasted. But limiting budget growth at the expense of adequate public investments can lead to dire costs that far outweigh the financial price of properly investing in vital public services."
Posted April 25th, 2016 by ChuckLearn how to set up an OpenSky presentation for your service club or other group.
Posted April 5th, 2016 by ChuckLast week a lot of numbers and rankings were discussed and reported during debate on LB 958, LB 959 and LB 1067 – bills related to property taxes that were amended and advanced. In this blog, we clarify some of these figures.
Posted March 29th, 2016 by ChuckLawmakers this week will take up debate on three bill related to property taxes. The measures have some merit but also raise significant concerns as the proposals would dramatically increase our state's budget shortfall and don't spell out how they would be funded.