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Nebraska Legislature shutting down due to coronavirus

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Posted at 11:26 AM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 12:28:33-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) - The Nebraska Legislature will not reconvene on Tuesday due to concerns about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

Speaker of the Legislature Jim Scheer made the announcement on Monday morning.

Sen. Adam Morfield says about two-thirds of the members of the Legislature are in the high risk category if they contract the coronavirus.

It is unknown when the Nebraska Legislature will reconvene.