Limit state spending, but okay to use pandemic money
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Gov. Pete Ricketts will unveil a state budget proposal on Thursday, just like the other frugal spending plans he has presented over the years, but this time he will have an additional $ 1 billion of the federal government to spend. and lots of people who want a haircut.
The Republican governor has said he agrees to use federal pandemic money for one-time expenses, such as infrastructure and water projects, but he is not supporting a big spending increase in state taxes .