Nebraska Legislature opens session Wednesday morning

Lt. Gov. Mike Foley opened the session this morning, and several polarizing topics are expected to be debated this year. 

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The Nebraska Unicameral Legislature has officially begun its One Hundred Seventh Legislature Second Session on Wednesday.

Lt. Gov. Mike Foley began the morning session at the State Capitol after a prayer by the Chaplain and the Pledge of Allegiance.

Members of the Unicameral are expected to debate several polarizing topics during this legislative session. Controversial topics include abortion laws, allocation of $1 billion in COVID-19 relief money, voting rights and critical race theory during the session.

Several state senators are expected to introduce new legislation within the first 10 days of the session.

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