LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed a new, $9.7 billion two-year state budget into law that includes property tax credits and money to potentially build a new state prison.
Ricketts praised several aspects of the budget, including $1.45 billion in state money that will be used for various property tax reduction programs.
The budget will grow by 1.7% annually over the two-year period. Ricketts did not veto any portion of the budget.
Ricketts did not veto any parts of the budget.