As Appropriations Committee hearings on state support for higher education continue today, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has released a report that shows state funding of public universities and colleges has declined sharply in almost every state, including Nebraska.
The budget proposal outlined by the governor today would do little to help schools make up for deep cuts experienced in recent years, and provides less funding than current law already requires. The portion of Nebraska’s economy being invested in… (read more)
During the general file debate of LB 970, a number of questions were raised about the current assumptions of TEEOSA growth in the next biennium and how changing those assumptions would impact the amount of funding available for LB 970. … (read more)