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My 2021 agenda is aimed at helping Nebraskans have happier, healthier, more prosperous lives. Constituent input has played an important role throughout this process. Bills like LB534 and my priority bill, LB639, were brought to me by constituents, and moving forward, I want to continue this process of making sure western Sarpy County has a direct link to the Legislature.
Below are a series of 1 page fact sheets for the legislation I’ve introduced this year. If you have any questions about these bills, feel free to reach out at email@example.com! You can view the floor status of these bills by clicking here.
LB67 Fact Sheet Allow School Based Health Centers to offer additional services offered in typical health-based settings
LB68 Fact Sheet Make permanent the temporary change in the Child Care Subsidy Program, from one based on the attendance of the child, to one based on the enrollment of the child in the program
LB69 Fact Sheet Create a tax credit for employers that offer a student loan repayment benefit
LB372 Fact Sheet Make the existing Crime Victim’s Reparations program more accessible to victims of sexual assault, domestic abuse, and sex trafficking
LB486 Fact Sheet Require train crews of at least two individuals
LB533 Fact Sheet Extends a limited income disregard that allows for the continued participation of Nebraska families in a multi-million dollar national study of income levels on a child’s developing brain
LB534 Fact Sheet Create the process of an extension of a driver’s license for those serving abroad in the US Foreign Service
LB639 Fact Sheet Seizure Safe Schools Act
LB640 Fact Sheet Increase the state reimbursement for schools offering early childhood education programs
LB641 Fact Sheet Ensure educational support staff receive their salary during a pandemic school closure
LB642 Fact Sheet Create a school resource fund for Educational Service Units to help meet students’ mental health needs
Additionally, here is a list of bills I’ve given my support to as a cosponsor:
LB4, Senator Briese’s bill which increases the tuition credit for members of the Armed Forces reserves.
LB7, Senator Blood’s bill that provides immunity from arrest and prosecution for witnesses and victims of violent crimes that report such crimes to law enforcement.
LB40, Senator Groene’s bill which adopts the Nebraska Rural Projects Act.
LB64, Senator Lindstrom’s bill which would phase-out the income tax on social security income over the next five years.
LB87, Senator Morfeld’s bill that would provide mental health first aid training for school districts.
LB108, Senator McCollister’s bill which would raise SNAP family eligibility from 130% of the federal poverty guideline to 185% of the federal poverty level.
LB313, Senator Sanders’ bill which adds extension to homestead exemption application deadlines in the cases of a serious medical condition or death of a spouse.
LB396, Senator Brandt’s bill which adopts the Nebraska Farm-to-School Program Act.
Have any questions or input? Get in touch with me and let’s start a conversation! You can reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org, or, if I’m not your senator and you would like to let your senator know about your support for these bills, you can find your state senator by entering your address here. Have a good idea for legislation next year? Let me know too!
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