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Nebraska State Legislature Proposes Private School Scholarship Tax Credit Bill

LINCOLN, Nebraska (Nebraska) – A bill to provide a tax credit for private school scholarships was introduced in the Nebraska Legislature on Wednesday.

The Senators voted 31-12 to move LB753 forward.

The Scholarship Act will allow for $25 million in tax credits in the first year. Experts predict that the program will grow to $39 million in two years.

The bill now faces two more rounds of voting; The next step is registration and verification. Meanwhile, a related amendment proposed by state senator Megan Hunt failed 15–31. AM507 would have added anti-discrimination language to the LB753 proposal.

Also on Wednesday, lawmakers held another day of hearings, one of which was on a bill to build a new football stadium in Omaha.

The LB622 will enable the construction of a state sports stadium in Omaha.

LB622, dubbed the Sports Arena Funding Facilitation Act, will allow the construction of a publicly owned, open-air stadium that includes a 5,000-7,000 permanent outdoor sports field.

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