State of the States Roundup

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Governor Dave Heineman delivered his State of the State address on Tuesday and lamented that, despite the tax cuts in recent years, Nebraska "taxes are still too high." He went on to say that, "Tax relief must continue to be a priority for our state" and promised additional property tax relief to the tune of $75 million. But this is hardly a done deal. Some high ranking legislators wonder if the state can really afford this expenditure given increasing costs and a potential recession.

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