Scheer Highlights Legislative Session with Norfolk Business Leaders
NORFOLK - State Senator Jim Scheer of Norfolk spoke during a Thursday luncheon held by Legislative Council of the Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce. Scheer discussed the highs and lows of the second half of the 103rd Nebraska Legislature which ended last week. Scheer said that the predominant issue addressed by lawmakers in Lincoln was tax reform
Sen. Scheer(Norfolk): "For the most part, we didn't do as much in tax relief as most people would have liked us to, we did provide some. We also looked at the penal system and made some inroads in trying to minimize the need for an additional prison."
The State of Nebraska is set to work with the Council of State Governments to address issues with the penal system.