Governor Ricketts Voices his Opposition on LB289

Nebraska lawmakers will re-convene in Lincoln today, a hot topic of debate will likely be over property tax relief specifically LB289. Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts believes this measure will not create real property tax relief it will however increase taxes on cigarettes and eliminate sales tax exemptions for junk food, bottled water, storage and more.

 

 

A hearing on the proposal is scheduled for tomorrow Wednesday, April 23rd at the State Capitol in Lincoln.