News

Nebraska Helmet Law Stands

Nebraska Helmet Law Stands

Photo: clipart.com

The filibuster stands…and the effort to repeal the motorcycle helmet law fails in the Unicameral.
Senator Dave Bloomfield of Hoskins thought he might have the votes necessary to cut off debate and force a vote, but he fell well short. . .

 
Bloomfield needed 33 votes. He got 25. . .

Senator Les Seiler of Hastings, a lawyer, tells colleagues he has never ridden a motorcycle. .

.

 
Seiler tells of two clients who survived motorcycle wrecks, because they were wearing helmets.

Recent Headlines

1 hour ago in Local

Iowa Legislative Leader Opposes Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Fresh
marijuana

The top Republican in the Iowa legislature is making it clear she will oppose any attempt to legalize medical marijuana in Iowa this year.

6 hours ago in Local

Carbon Monoxide Detectors Mandated Under Proposed Iowa Law

CO detector

Carbon monoxide alarms would be mandated in some Iowa dwellings under legislation that cleared a legislative panel this week.

14 hours ago in Local

Iowa House Republicans Introduce $7.3 Billion Dollar Budget

MoneyDollars

Iowa House Republicans are proposing a state budget that will spend just over seven-point-three BILLION dollars next year.

22 hours ago in Local

Iowa Universities Request $20 Million Dollars More

College

The presidents of Iowa's three public universities were at the statehouse, asking legislators to boost state funding for the schools by more than 20 million dollars.

1 day ago in Local

Opposition Grows to Expanded Gambling in Nebraska

gambling

Gambling With the Good Life has come out against three initiative petitions to expand gambling in Nebraska.