News

Mello Defends Nebraska Budget

Mello Defends Nebraska Budget

Photo: clipart.com

Nebraska Appropriations Committee chairman, Senator Heath Mello of Omaha, defends the 8(B)Billion dollar state budget against criticism from Governor Dave Heineman.
Mello says it’s wrong to charge the legislature approved 136-Million dollars of new spending and only 25-Million dollars more for tax relief. . .

 

Mello says the budget provides funding for water projects, maintenance for Game and Parks, job training, early childhood education, and services for the developmentally disabled. . .

 
Mello points out his committee also increased the property tax relief fund by 25-Million dollars.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Scholarship Program Announced

Dennis Daugaard

Workforce development continues to be a critical issue in South Dakota as employers struggle to find qualified workers to fill skilled positions.

in Local

Ag Property Taxes On Legislative Agenda

state capitol pierre

The South Dakota legislature will have to again deal with property taxes on ag land.

in Local

Water Project Still Short On Funds

L&C water 102212

The just passed federal budget bill includes more money for rural water projects, but no dollars specifically for the three…

in Local

Details Of Omnibus Bill Coming Out

Kristi Noem 20513

The one point one trillion dollar, seventeen hundred page omnibus spending bill passed by Congress last week has lots of details, which are starting to come out.

in Local

Group Wants More Medical Marijuana

marijuana

A group of Iowans announced a campaign at the state capitol dedicated to promoting regulated access to medical marijuana for patients suffering from a variety of medical conditions.